State Rep. Jay DeBoyer, of Clay Township, has issued the following statement in response to a Tuesday press conference held by the Secretary of State and Democrats in the Legislature regarding Michigan’s elections system:
“I spent the last 11 years as a clerk and register of deeds for St. Clair County and helped oversee our elections process. I saw what was working and what wasn’t for our election workers and voters who wanted to make sure this process is efficient and secure.
“As a state legislator, I am committed to a safe and robust elections process. It truly remains to be seen if Democrats share these sentiments. Governor Whitmer has vetoed legislation that would help make our elections run more efficiently, such as improved training standards for election workers, allowing county clerks to remove deceased voters from the Qualified Voter File, voter identification requirements for in-person and absent ballot voters, and other measures that don’t dissuade voting – but discourage nefarious actions by anyone wishing to tamper with our elections.
“I look forward to discussing how we can improve this process in the Legislature.”
State Rep. Jay DeBoyer, of Clay Township, has proposed new legislation that prioritizes national security in Michigan. House Bill 4329 prohibits the sale of Michigan land to a foreign government, business or person from countries designated as state sponsors of terrorism as defined by the U.S. Dept. of State, and countries deemed as a “non-market […]
State Rep. Jay DeBoyer, of Clay Township, has proposed new legislation to ensure the state has a safe and secure elections process going forward. House Bill 4227 amends Michigan election law to require the Secretary of State (SOS) to add the most recent digital photo on file of an individual to the Qualified Voter File. […]
State Rep. Jay DeBoyer, of Clay Township, has been named to the House Elections Committee along with the Economic Development and Small Business Subcommittee on Housing – giving people in northern Macomb County and southern St. Clair County a voice as crucial legislation is discussed in the Legislature. The House Elections Committee is responsible for […]
State Rep. Jay DeBoyer, of Clay Township, today voted against a pair of advancing Democrat proposals that go against individual freedoms and choices. The Michigan House approved legislation repealing the state’s right-to-work law and requiring universal background checks. The current right-to-work law prohibits labor contracts that require union dues or fees. DeBoyer said repealing the […]
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