Voting


Dates to Know: Are You Prepared for Michigan’s General Election?

Here's a handy list of key election dates that you can bookmark as you make plans to vote on Nov. 8. 

Gibbs poses with ice cream on the campaign trail. (John Gibbs for MI-3 via Facebook)
Meet John Gibbs: The Trump Republican Who Took Down Peter Meijer

The primary race between Republican Peter Meijer and John Gibbs was, for many Michiganders, a canary in the coal mine.

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Two Conservative-Backed Initiative Campaigns Submit Signatures. What Happens Now?

Secure MI Vote and Let MI Kids Learn want to squeeze their initiatives through to the Legislature by the end of the year, but that seems unlikely. 

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Six Congressional Primary Races to Follow in Michigan

Michigan is a crucial battleground for determining which party controls the US House, experts say.

State Sen. Lana Theis speaks during the annual March for Life event at the state Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. (Courtesy/Rep. Lana Theis)
The Legislative Primary Races That Could Sway Control of Michigan

Just seven seats could tilt control away from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party in the state legislature.

A row of voting booths at a polling station. (Shutterstock)
Update: Michigan Voters May Decide Three Ballot Proposals in November

Voters in Michigan could decide the fate of three separate ballot issues at the general election.

Michigan voters who choose to drop off their absentee ballots must use a box in their registered jurisdiction. (Photos by Franz Knight)
AP Survey Finds No Major Problems With Ballot Drop Boxes in 2020

The expanded use of drop boxes for mailed ballots during the 2020 election did not lead to any widespread problems, according to an Associated Press survey.