Stories tagged: "voter registration"


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.

In this May 5, 2020 file photo, Angela Beauchamp fills out an absentee ballot at City Hall in Garden City, Mich. Michigan county and municipal clerks are finding it challenging to meet the needs of voters amid the coronavirus pandemic and following changes in 2018 when state voters approved of same-day voter registration and no-reason absentee voting. The Secretary of State’s office reported this week that over 1.5 million requests for absentee ballots have been made ahead of the Aug. 4 primary, more than three-and-a-half times the number than at the same time ahead of the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
What Voters Need to Know Ahead of Michigan’s Aug. 4 Primaries

From registering to vote to submitting your absentee ballot, here’s everything you need to know to make your voice heard.

Voters fill out their ballots at a primary polling place, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Republicans Say Michigan County Voter Registration Is Too High. So They’re Suing.

Officials from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s office said the lawsuit uses debunked claims and bad statistics to delegitimize our elections.