Stories tagged: "mail in voting"


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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.

FILE - In this June 9, 2020, file photo, election workers process mail-in ballots during a nearly all-mail primary election  (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Michigan Senate Approves Early Processing of Ballots—Here’s What That Means for You

Local and county clerks are cheering on the ballots processing decision, saying it's "desperately needed" for November.

Ballot counts in Detroit are not matching poll records. SOS Benson will investigate to ensure the same problems don't arise in November. Photo by Franz Knight.
These 4 Lawsuits Could Change Everything for Michigan’s November Election

Lawsuits are seeking to change a wide range of election practices before November. We have a breakdown of the top four.

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Retired Mail Carrier: Changes at the Postal Service Could Be Devastating for Its 669,000 Employees

Vincent DiGaetano took pride in his 30-year career as a mail carrier. Now, he’s worried about the future of the USPS.

Marcia McCoy drops her ballot into a box outside the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio. (Graphic via Denzel Boyd/Tony Dejak of AP)
Trump Is Trying to Undermine Mail-In Voting. Here Are Five Ways to Ensure Your Ballot Is Counted.

If you’re one of the many people who wants to vote-by-mail, but is nervous about doing so after Trump’s attacks on the process, there’s some good news.

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Why Voters in Michigan Say They Feel More Informed When Voting by Mail

When elections for offices at the local level aren't filled out in ballots, it's called "ballot roll-off," and voting by mail helped Michiganders avoid it in the August primary.

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3 Trump Policies the Majority of Michiganders Have Rejected in 2020

In a year of unprecedented crises, President Trump's message isn't resonating with what Michiganders care about most.