Voting


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Michigan Broke Voting Records in 2020. Now Republicans Want to Make Voting Harder.

Michigan Republicans have introduced 39 bills aimed at addressing voter fraud investigations show never existed.

Marcia McCoy drops her ballot into a box outside the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
How Michigan Set the Stage for National Voting Rights Reforms

The For the People Act gives more people voices, and Michigan shows why that works.

In this Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 file photo, Wendy Gill inserts her absentee ballot at a drop-off box as the sun sets on Election Day outside City Hall in Warren, Mich. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Republicans Want to Crack Down on the Measures That Made Voting Safer and Easier

A group of election officials including representatives of the federal cybersecurity agency called the 2020 presidential election the “most secure” election in U.S. history

Young voters like these Michigan State University students came out in record number for the 2020 election.
Michigan Proves Young People Care About Voting

With absentee ballots alone, more than three times as many Michigan youth voted in this year’s election than in 2016.

Photos from Macomb County on Election Day.
Michigan Is a Linchpin in the 2020 Election. What Motivated Voters in the Mitten?

From Macomb to Washtenaw, southeast Michigan voter turnout exploded in 2020. Many of those voters sought a different path for Michigan's future.

Detroiters turned out well after sunset to cast their ballots and celebrate democracy.
PHOTOS: By Foot or By Car, Detroiters Ensure Their Votes Count

Regardless of the outcome of the national and local elections, Detroiters broke voting records. Here's who The 'Gander saw.

How the Election Brought These Michigan Families Even Closer Together

The Election brought these Michigan families together in new ways this 2020.