Nikki Schueller inserts her absentee voter ballot into a drop box in Troy, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
A Three-Step Guide to Voting in Michigan this November

Before you head to the polls to decide which candidates are best to lead Michigan into a brighter future, it’s important to understand the basics of how to make your voice heard—including some key steps you need to take and deadlines you have to meet to cast your vote this year.

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Samuel Stanley Jr. has been the president of Michigan State University since 2019. (Courtesy/Michigan State University)
MSU President on Hot Seat While Trustee Urges Him to Retire Early

The president of Michigan State University acknowledged a "moment of uncertainty" on campus amid tension with the school's governing board and some calls for his departure.

Bridget McCormack, a Democratic Party nominee, has been on the court since 2013 and still had six years left in her second term. (Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack via Facebook)
Whitmer to Appoint Replacement to Michigan Supreme Court as Chief Justice Leaves Bench

The chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court will step down by the end of 2022, leaving Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to pick a new justice to fill the term—at least through 2024.

Republican Attorney General Candidate Matt DePerno speaks at an event on the State Capitol lawn following the GOP Nominating Convention. ('Gander Newsroom/Kyle Kaminski)
Special Prosecutor Will Probe GOP Attorney General Candidate as ‘Prime Instigator’ of Election Machine Tampering Scheme

Muskegon County Prosecutor DJ Hilson has been selected as the special prosecutor who will decide whether or not Republican attorney general candidate Matt DePerno will face any criminal charges for allegedly tampering with voting machines after the 2020 election in Michigan.

Michael Davis, executive director of Promote the Vote, speaks to supporters in Lansing, Mich., on  Monday, July 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Joey Cappelletti, File)
The Opportunity to Expand Voting Rights in Michigan Will Be on the Ballot This Fall

Voters in November will decide whether Michiganders should have expanded opportunities to vote, including through absentee and early voting, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

Abortion rights protesters attend a rally outside the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich., on June 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Michiganders Will Have the Chance to Vote on Reproductive Freedom in November After High Court Ruling

All Michiganders who are registered to vote—not just politicians and judges—will decide whether reproductive freedoms are constitutionally protected in the state at the General Election on Nov. 8.