Stories tagged: "Protect the Vote 2020"


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.

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Michigan Ballots Will Be Counted for Two Weeks After the Election

Considering postal delays and the pandemic, Michigan will count ballots for two weeks after Election Day.

In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel attends an event in Clawson, Mich. A Michigan judge has struck down a new requirement that makes it harder to initiate ballot drives by limiting the number of signatures that can be counted from a single congressional district. Nessel previously said the 15% limit and other portions of the law are unconstitutional. State election officials are complying with her opinion, but appellate courts will have the final say. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
AG Nessel: Trump’s ‘Vote Twice’ Advice Is Very, Very Illegal

"Don't try this at home. I will prosecute you," warns Michigan's top law enforcement official.

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.

Sec. of State Benson and Attorney General Nessel. Photos via the Associated Press.
Michigan’s New Intimidating Robocalls Are Part of a Long History of Racist Voter Suppression

Robocalls are spreading false information about mail-in voting ahead of the election. Here’s what Michigan’s leaders are doing to stop it.

Donald Trump, Jr. speaking with supporters of President of the United States Donald Trump at a "Keep America Great" rally. Photo by Gage Skidmore.
Trump Jr. Claimed Dead People Voted in Michigan’s August Primary. They Didn’t.

President Trump's son claimed that 8% of the votes in the August primary came from the dead. The Detroit Free Press fact checked that claim. (Spoiler alert: It’s not true.)

A common theme among participants was that the USPS is not for sale, and is to be protected by the public, for the public.
JUST IN: Dingell, Lawrence Call on Senate to Save the Postal Service

Two Michigan congresswomen led a call to action encouraging the Senate to take up legislation to protect the postal service. One of them is a former postal worker.