Before the sun rises on Election Day, Michigan will already be halfway past the total votes cast in 2016.
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.
An earlier decision that allowed any ballot postmarked before election day is being challenged by local, state and national Republicans.
Local and county clerks are cheering on the ballots processing decision, saying it's "desperately needed" for November.
Considering postal delays and the pandemic, Michigan will count ballots for two weeks after Election Day.
The Detroit native's district has lost five valuable sorting machines already, each capable of processing 37,000 pieces of mail an hour.
Lawsuits are seeking to change a wide range of election practices before November. We have a breakdown of the top four.