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WDET's Election Guide: Ruth Johnson Seeks Second Term as Secretary Of State

October 24, 2014

By Pat Batcheller




"We want to make elections as convenient as possible as long as we do have integrity in our elections."

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson.

Undecided Michigan voters have until November 4th to make up their minds. WDET’s series of conversations with statewide candidates turns to those running for Secretary of State. Republican incumbent Ruth Johnson is seeking a second term. She and her Democratic opponent, Detroit attorney Godfrey Dillard, say voters should be able to cast an absentee ballot for any reason. But Johnson tells WDET's Morning Edition Host and Senior News Editor Pat Batcheller that Michigan isn’t ready to take that step yet. Click on the audio links above to hear the conversation.