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Roll call votes help hold legislators accountable. In the state House, they aren’t happening.

May 5, 2017

 

Democrats filed a lawsuit, challenging the speaker's practice of ignoring a call for a roll call vote.
Credit Lester Graham / Michigan Radio

A Facebook post from Representative Andy Schor​, D-Lansing, caught some attention this week. He accused the Republican Speaker Pro-Tempore Lee Chatfield of violating the rules of the House and the state’s Constitution.

Rep. Schor, who represents the 68th district in the Michigan House, spoke to Stateside about his accusation. 

Rep. Chatfield's office declined an interview.

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