Stories tagged: "ballot drop boxes"


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.

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.

Photo by Franz Knight
Why You Really Need to Use Michigan’s Ballot Drop Boxes Right Now

A last-minute court ruling reversed Michigan's ballot deadline extension. That means absentee ballots should be mailed by Oct. 19 to be counted on Election Day.