Voting


President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn., as moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News listens. (Jim Bourg/Pool via AP)
5 Debate Moments That Will Make You Vote ASAP

Michigan is being mischaracterized and its small businesses owners need help to continue supporting the community. Here are the debate takeaways that affect us most.

Keziah Ridgeway, a Black Muslim mother of four and a high school history teacher, said Donald Trump is one of "the most openly white supremacist presidents that we've had in modern history." (Keystone Photo/Samaria Bailey)
This Muslim Mom of Four Voted Green in 2016. Not This Time. Here’s Why.

“I personally am not in love with Biden. However, unlike the last election, where my morals dictated my vote, I am going to vote Democratic this go ‘round,” she said.

Protesters with rifles watch outside the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Flag-waving, honking protesters drove past the Michigan Capitol on Wednesday to show their displeasure with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's orders to keep people at home and businesses locked during the new coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Michigan’s Ballot Box Is Not a Shooting Range: Guns Banned at Polling Places

Here's how Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is continuing a decades long fight against armed voter intimidation.

Lori Goldman, talks with a voter while canvassing in Troy, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Goldman spends every day door knocking for Democrats in Oakland County, an affluent Detroit suburb. She feels responsible for the country’s future: Trump won Michigan in 2016 by 10,700 votes and that helped usher him into the White House. Goldman believes people like her -- suburban white women -- could deliver the country from another four years of chaos. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
‘Our House Is on Fire’: Suburban Women Lead Charge Against Trump

Michigan women across Oakland County are defying the president's assumed stereotype of their lives. Now, they're mobilizing to vote in their best interests.

Christopher Copacia votes with people from underprivileged countries in mind.
He Votes for the Struggling, the Disadvantaged and Devastated, This Election. He Says You Should Too.

Michigan resident Christopher Copacia believes voting for those in countries that need the most help.

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson wears a mask before talking about voting and the upcoming elections in Detroit. Benson said Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, that the 1.5 million people with absentee ballots still in hand should put them in a drop box or take them to their local clerk's office rather than use the mail with two weeks to go until the presidential election. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Michigan Election Head: Drop Off Absentee Ballot, Don’t Mail It

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson warns that mail delivery delays could mean your ballot won’t make it in time. To ensure your vote counts, she recommends using on of the state’s 700+ ballot drop-off boxes.

Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack. Photo via Michigan Courts.
Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Nonpartisan Part of Your Ballot

Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack told The 'Gander what judges do, and why voting for them matters.