Stories tagged: "How to Vote 2020"


The 'Gander's last-minute Election Day voter guide will help empower Michiganders to confidently cast their ballots at the polls.
Last-Minute Votes Count Too! Take This Guide With You to the Polls

Election Day 2020 is sure to break voting records across the state. Use this guide to cast your ballot confidently.

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Everything That Might Go Wrong on Election Day and How to Deal With It

These solutions to common voting problems will help any Michigander cast Murphy’s Law aside.

Nikki Schueller inserts her absentee voter ballot into a drop box in Troy, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
850,000 Michiganders Still Need to Drop off Their Absentee Ballot

These Michigan voters have until 8 p.m. Nov. 3 to get these ballots back in. Here’s why hand delivering them is the surest way to get them all counted.

Michigan's first-time voters could change the tide of the election. These answers to frequently asked questions can help new voters cast their ballots confidently.
Voting for the First Time in a Pandemic? Don’t Panic. Just Plan.

There’s still time to vote in the election. These answers to frequently asked questions will help you vote with confidence.

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is ensuring that all eligible Michigan residents are able to cast their ballots safely and securely.
How Disabled Michiganders Can Vote Safely This Election

Michiganders who are under guardianship, are differently abled, or have special needs have voting rights and choices.

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.

Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack. Photo via Michigan Courts.
Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Nonpartisan Part of Your Ballot

Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack told The 'Gander what judges do, and why voting for them matters.