Stories tagged: "absentee voting"

Nikki Schueller inserts her absentee voter ballot into a drop box in Troy, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
A Three-Step Guide to Voting in Michigan this November

Before you head to the polls to decide which candidates are best to lead Michigan into a brighter future, it’s important to understand the basics of how to make your voice heard—including some key steps you need to take and deadlines you have to meet to cast your vote this year.

Michael Davis, executive director of Promote the Vote, speaks to supporters in Lansing, Mich., on  Monday, July 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Joey Cappelletti, File)
The Opportunity to Expand Voting Rights in Michigan Will Be on the Ballot This Fall

Voters in November will decide whether Michiganders should have expanded opportunities to vote, including through absentee and early voting, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

Abortion rights protesters attend a rally outside the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich., on June 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Michiganders Will Have the Chance to Vote on Reproductive Freedom in November After High Court Ruling

All Michiganders who are registered to vote—not just politicians and judges—will decide whether reproductive freedoms are constitutionally protected in the state at the General Election on Nov. 8.

Four women casting votes in booths at polling station. (Image via Shutterstock)
Michigan Measure to Expand Voting Access Set for Supreme Court Appeal

Promote the Vote 2022, the organization behind the proposed ballot initiative, has seven days to appeal the decision to the Democrat-leaning Michigan Supreme Court. The ballot must be finalized by Sept. 9.

Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum is the chief election official in Ingham County. She said she will take action against any people who try to intimidate voters or undermine the election process this November. (Ingham County Clerk's Office)
Michigan Clerks Want You to Know It’s Safe to Vote

Michigan’s clerks are facing an election year like no other. Many are still denying the results of the 2020 election, and that's bleeding into the midterms.

Explainer: How to Register (and Vote) on Election Day in Michigan

All registered voters can vote in person on Election Day or vote early using absentee ballots, which are available to all Michigan voters without any excuse or reason required for them to be used—meaning it’s as easy as ever to make your voice heard in this year’s General Election.

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.