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Michigan attorney general charges right-wing political operatives with intimidating voters through robocalls

Two notorious right-wing political operatives were charged Thursday for allegedly running a voter suppression operation targeting voters in Michigan, according to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.



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The operatives, Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, are accused of orchestrating a series of robocalls aimed at deterring Detroit residents from voting by mail. They are each charged with one count of intimidating voters, one count of conspiracy to commit an election law violation, one count of using a computer to commit the crime of intimidating voters and using a computer to commit the crime of conspiracy. The first two charges each carry a maximum of five years in prison and the latter two charges carry a maximum of seven years in prison.

“Any effort to interfere with, intimidate or intentionally mislead Michigan voters will be met with swift and severe consequences,” Nessel, a Democrat, said in a news

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US Postal Service launches new election mail website to help voters, election officials find mail-in resources

The United States Postal Service has launched a new election mail website, usps.com/votinginfo, to offer voters and election officials the information needed to vote by mail in the November election.

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USPS says many states are choosing to expand mail-in voting options, and it expects a significant increase among those wanting to cast their ballot by using the postal service.

“In response, the Postal Service has updated its website to serve both voting customers seeking information on how to use the mail to vote and election officials seeking resources to help make their administration of the upcoming elections a success,” the USPS said in a news release.

Domestic users can find federal and state-specific resources on the new website. The site also provides information on how you can vote if you are in the military and overseas.

“The site also highlights what

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