Michigander Paula Bowman on What Being a Poll Worker Really Means

Paula Bowman, of Plymouth, is your go-to in case of an emergency, well at least for voting.

Grand Rapids resident Leah Bectel got started early in the democratic process.
Meet the Gen Z Michigander Who Is Already a Seasoned Poll Worker at 23

A Grand Rapids resident Leah Bectel registered to vote the day she turned 18. She encourages others to get started early on democracy, too.

Michigander Steven Syers is passionate about voting, so much so that he drove an hour to do it.
Michigan Man Drives 60 Miles to Make Sure He Can Vote

Steven Syers is revved up for democracy this year. Here's why.

Soybeans are a livelihood for Michigan farmers like Doug Darling. His farm is a story of survival in these tough times.
Michigan Soybeans Are at Risk and Farmers Are Feeling the Pinch

Soybeans are a livelihood for Michigan farmers like Doug Darling. His farm is a story of survival in these tough times.

Despite the larger number of people taking advantage of Absentee Ballots, a few still choose to vote in person at the polls. Photo by Franz Knight.
Michigan Clerks Tell Us What They Learned From the Primary, and What Needs to Change by November

As November looms, work is already underway to shore election procedures.

Reps Haley Stevens and Elissa Slotkin. Photos courtesy the Associated Press.
Everything You Need to Know About Michigan’s Biggest Congressional Battles

Two Democratic women in Michigan unseated Republican Reps. in 2018. The Republicans want those seats back.

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‘Secure, Proven, Safe’: Michigan City Clerks Weigh In On Record Absentee Requests

While vote-by-mail has resonated with Michigan voters, local election officials and city clerks say they are worried there’s ‘not enough time’ to collect them all.