Stories tagged: "vote by mail"

Jocelyn Benson
The Lessons Michigan Is Learning From Other States’ Summer Primaries

Michigan is learning from other state’s struggles of balancing voting in person with voting by mail.

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Trump Supporters Set Absentee Ballot Applications Ablaze to Protest Mail-In Voting

Disinformation raged with ballot applications set to open flames during the "Operation Incinerator" protest in west Michigan.

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Michigan Should Be Able to Mail Absentee Ballots On Election Day, Lawsuit Says

While President Trump argues against the right to vote by mail, Michiganders are suing to make it easier during the coronavirus pandemic.

A worker processes mail-in ballots at the Bucks County Board of Elections office prior to the primary election, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in Doylestown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Why Election Day In Michigan Could Become Election Week

Michigan’s Democratic secretary of state Jocelyn Benson is calling for patience from Michiganders ahead of time as experts predict mail-in voting will slow 2020 election results.

In this Nov. 1, 2016, file photo, mail-in ballots for the 2016 General Election are shown at the elections ballot center at the Salt Lake County Government Center, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
I’m a Republican. Everyone — Including My Party — Should Embrace Voting By Mail.

The time is now for the federal government and the states to secure adequate funds to prepare for a November election that doesn’t require the majority of voters to congregate at the polls on Election Day.

Photos by Gage Skidmore and the Michigan Office of the Governor
Trump Threatens To ‘Hold Up Funding’ To Michigan Over Mail-In Voting

Michigan is embracing May’s winning strategy that shattered election turnout records for August and November elections. But President Trump doesn’t understand how it worked.

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Michigan’s August Election: The Next Big Test of Vote-By-Mail

Michigan’s August primary might be the next big test of a vote-by-mail response to a public health crisis like the world hasn’t seen in a century. It could also be a model that world can follow.