Stories tagged: "2020 election"

Ballots being prepared for early voters. Photo courtesy Taylor City Clerk Cindy Bower.
Here’s What Early Voting in Michigan Looks Like

The first votes in Michigan's Nov. 3 election have already been cast, thanks to early voting which began Thursday.

Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings' players encourage voter participation in this election.
Your Favorite Michigan Sports Teams Are Bolstering Voter Participation

‘Democracy is a team sport:’ Detroit’s pro teams team up to help get out the vote in November.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens to Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II at Headliners Barbershop in Detroit, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Sen. Kamala Harris Meets With Family of Entrepreneurs During Michigan Visit

The VP nominee spent time with business owners during her latest campaign tour, including four sisters who own a juice business in Michigan's second-largest county.

Ingham County Clerk Barbara Byrum. Photo courtesy Ingham County.
‘I’m Accountable to the Voters:’ A Day in the Life of Lansing’s County Clerk

For Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum, the day is about text messages, coffee and civic responsibility.

In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel attends an event in Clawson, Mich. A Michigan judge has struck down a new requirement that makes it harder to initiate ballot drives by limiting the number of signatures that can be counted from a single congressional district. Nessel previously said the 15% limit and other portions of the law are unconstitutional. State election officials are complying with her opinion, but appellate courts will have the final say. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
AG Nessel: Trump’s ‘Vote Twice’ Advice Is Very, Very Illegal

"Don't try this at home. I will prosecute you," warns Michigan's top law enforcement official.

Biden has worn facial coverings during the coronavirus pandemic while Trump has resisted doing so. Photos courtesy the Associated Press.
The Importance of Biden, Trump Visiting Michigan the Same Week

Michigan is one of the most important swing states on Nov. 3. Both Biden and Trump came to appeal to Michigan voters in dramatically different ways.

Signs at Detroit’s Frederick Douglass Academy encouraged social distancing.
Photo by Franz Knight
Detroit, Benson Collaborate to Address Polling Site Problems

Following serious issues arising during the August primary, Detroit has reached out for state assistance to avert disaster on Election Day, Nov. 3.