Election 2016

Chris Killian / WMUK

West Michigan Congressman Justin Amash says there are serious allegations to be considered, and if some are proven true, they could lead to the impeachment of President Trump. But Amash emphasizes “we’re not there.”


Congressman Fred Upton - file photo
WMUK

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he expects a very different health care bill to come out of the United States Senate. Upton’s vote was seen as crucial to getting the American Health Care Act through the House.


State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

More than $1-million was raised and spent in seven state House races last year. Three of those were in Southwest Michigan. Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director says it’s part of the growing amount of money in state elections.


Rick Pluta, The Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s elections chief says it appears there were 31 instances of people casting two ballots in the 2016 election, but it doesn’t seem to have changed any results. That was the finding of audits of the election results, as well as a separate inquiry into ballot irregularities in Detroit. 

Caleb Pluta, the Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) State officials say any federal investigation will not turn up widespread vote fraud in Michigan, despite unsubstantiated accusations by President Trump that millions of people voted illegally. 

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