Stories tagged: "Oakland County"


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Electric Vehicles Are Being Built in Michigan—Here’s How the Workforce Is Preparing

The US wants electric vehicles to be half of auto sales by 2030. Here’s how Michigan is preparing.

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SOS Benson ‘Very Confident in Our Processes’ as Election Counting Wraps in Michigan

Despite expected challenges, Michigan election officials from the Secretary of State's office to local county clerks say they are confident in a secure, accurate count.

Nikki Schueller inserts her absentee voter ballot into a drop box in Troy, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Suburban Michiganders Swing to Biden After Economic Crisis

A struggling economy has given Trump-supporting Michiganders "buyers remorse" in an area he desperately needs to win re-election.

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Michigan to Become the Only State Not Recognizing a Coronavirus State of Emergency

By looking at Wisconsin, Michigan can prepare for what will come in the wake of the state’s Supreme Court striking down Gov. Whitmer’s emergency powers.

In a leap forward for voter access, Oakland County is the first county in the state that will pay for postage on all ballots returned by mail. (Photo via Shutterstock)
Oakland County Will Pay for Postage on Absentee Ballots in November Election

Democrats and Republicans on the county board unanimously agreed the up to $1.10 cost per ballot was worth ensuring all residents’ ability to vote by mail.