election reform bills

FILE - In a photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her virtual State of the State address the state, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer on Wednesday, Sept. 29 will deem some Republican-backed budget provisions unconstitutional attempts to restrict COVID-19 public health measures but allow language limiting potential state and municipal vaccination requirements. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, File)

Mich. Gov. Whitmer vetoes election bills

Democrat Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has vetoed several GOP-backed election reform bills. Whitmer declined to sign four elections related bills into law over the weekend and claimed they “suppress the vote” among other allegations.