Stories tagged: "presidential election"

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Kamala Harris Kicks Off Virtual VP Campaign in Detroit

Black women from across metro Detroit to talk breaking barriers, Joe Biden, and building back better than ever. Here’s why.

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.

Marcia McCoy drops her ballot into a box outside the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Michigan’s Average Poll Worker Is 74 Years Old. That’s a Problem During the Pandemic.

The politics surrounding voting by mail and staffing up with poll workers worry clerks who have to conduct an election during a global health crisis.