Michigan Republicans vote to strip power from incoming Democrat

Michigan voted to bar incoming secretary of state from enforcing campaign finance law one day after Wisconsin took similar action

The Republican-led Michigan senate has voted to bar the incoming Democratic secretary of state from enforcing campaign finance law, one day after Republicans in Wisconsin similarly took action to restrict the power of newly elected Democrats.

The 25-11 vote, which fell along party lines, was the latest salvo by Republicans seeking to capitalize on a lame-duck session before handing control of the state’s top elected offices to Democrats.

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Source: theguardian