The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission released its first drafts of the new legislative and congressional districts. Starting this week, the public gets to voice their opinions on the new maps
See full coverage of the 2020 Election from the BridgeDetroit team.
Detroit’s increased access to voting helped cement a Biden-Harris victory
After an extended election that included mobs, lawsuits and lies, Detroit officials managed through a pandemic, secured the city’s vote and played its part in the inauguration of Biden and Harris.
Podcast: Rashida Tlaib on insurrection, impeachment and the inauguration
On this episode of Authentically Detroit, hosts Orlando Bailey and Donna Givens Davidson talk with U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib about the insurrection and her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump a second time.
As Congress convenes to count votes, Detroiters reflect on their role
Detroit election workers say one indelible moment at the city’s ballot counting center gave them resolve during the weeks of challenges by Trump and his supporters.
Experts explain the most common Michigan voter issues on Election Day
Voters asked about photo identification, same-day registration, and if previously incarcerated people are eligible to vote.
Michigan’s former elections director on ‘the race factor’ in Detroit
False claims of election fraud and mismanagement in Detroit were heightened because the city is majority Black, says Michigan’s former elections director.
Meet Helen Moore: Detroit education activist and state elector
One of the Detroiters on the Electoral College has fought for equality for several decades.
Facing racist death threats, Detroit’s Cynthia Johnson won’t back down [VIDEO interview]
In an exclusive interview with BridgeDetroit, state Rep. Cynthia Johnson, a Detroit Democrat, shares some of the racist attacks and death threats she’s received. [WARNING: sensitive language]
Dominion Voting: Claims of Detroit elections fraud ‘false and inaccurate’
The voting machine manufacturer debunks claims of voter fraud in Detroit.
Michigan rep. victim of anti-Muslim attacks after county election meetings
Newly elected state Rep. Abraham Aiyash found himself at the center of a vicious Islamophobic online attack following the Wayne County Board of Canvassers meeting where two Republican canvassers initially refused to certify Detroit’s election.