The Michigan State Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the right of Michigan’s top election official to send unsolicited absentee ballots to all registered voters in the state.
of ruling Upholding the lower court ruling, Michigan Secretary of Democracy Ben Jason has the right to send ballot applications statewide.
In May, several Michigan voters sued to stop mailing ballot applications, sparking a dispute. August Lower Court rule Opposition to voters prompted the appeal to be rejected on Wednesday.
The Brennan Justice Center, a left-leaning non-profit organization that advocates voting rights, expressed appreciation for Wednesday’s decision. The organization has submitted a briefing in support of Benson and warned the court that opposing the state̵
Myrna Perez, who chaired the Brennan Center’s Voting Rights Program, said in a statement: “This is a huge victory for Michigan voters and American democracy. If the Secretary of State is prevented from reporting to all registered voters Sending votes will undermine the state’s efforts to hold fair, safe, and barrier-free elections.”