Stories tagged: "absentee voting"

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.

Ballots being prepared for early voters. Photo courtesy Taylor City Clerk Cindy Bower.
A Tidal Wave of Ballots: More Than 2.5 Million Michiganders Have Already Voted in the 2020 Election

Before the sun rises on Election Day, Michigan will already be halfway past the total votes cast in 2016.

Detroit voters can still request their party box to celebrate civic engagement.
You Could Be One of 10,000 Voters to Receive a Free ‘Party at the Mailbox.’ Here’s How.

Voting for the first time can be daunting or dull—especially in a pandemic. These women want to make it an experience to remember.

Michigan voters who choose to drop off their absentee ballots must use a box in their registered jurisdiction. Photos by Franz Knight.
Here’s How to Turn in Your Ballot at One of Michigan’s 700+ Drop-Off Locations

In an age of mail delays, many Michiganders say they want to drop their ballots off by hand. Here’s how to find the nearest drop-off locations by county.

Despite the larger number of people taking advantage of Absentee Ballots, a few still choose to vote in person at the polls. Photo by Franz Knight.
Michigan Clerks Tell Us What They Learned From the Primary, and What Needs to Change by November

As November looms, work is already underway to shore election procedures.

Grand Rapids resident Karen Dunnam explains her experience with absentee voting.
WATCH: How Michiganders Broke Records With Absentee Ballots This Historic Primary

“I had no qualms voting by mail," said one Michigan voter.

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‘Secure, Proven, Safe’: Michigan City Clerks Weigh In On Record Absentee Requests

While vote-by-mail has resonated with Michigan voters, local election officials and city clerks say they are worried there’s ‘not enough time’ to collect them all.