Voting


Treasurer Sabree. Photo courtesy the Wayne County Treasurer's Office.
With a Foreclosure Crisis on the Horizon, Wayne County Shows the Power of a Treasurer

Over the last four years, Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree has reduced foreclosures by 86%. That matters now more than ever. DETROIT, MI—Wayne County is in a strong position to address the next, looming, foreclosure crisis created in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  At the most basic level, what governments do is collect money...

Catie Jacobson (left), Mitchell Pinsky, and Talia LeVine. Images via subjects; graphic treatment by Denzel Boyd for COURIER
Why Students Organizing to End Gun Violence Are Helping to Register New Voters

Activists with Students Demand Action are working to register 100,000 new young voters before the November election.

Ballots being prepared for early voters. Photo courtesy Taylor City Clerk Cindy Bower.
Here’s What Early Voting in Michigan Looks Like

The first votes in Michigan's Nov. 3 election have already been cast, thanks to early voting which began Thursday.

Rebecca Alwine
I’m a Military Spouse Who’s Voted by Mail My Entire Adult Life. It’s Not Always Easy But It Is Safe.

Every year I undertake a convoluted process to ensure I can cast an absentee ballot because voting is my right and responsibility. Over the last 16 years, I've voted by mail 16 times.

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54% of Latinos Have an Early Voting Plan, New Poll Shows

Amid the pandemic and delays within the United States Postal Service, more Latinos are planning to cast their vote early.

Local and state officials said Tuesday that any attempts at voter intimidation in Virginia would be punished.
Virginians Vote Without Fear: Officials Say Intimidation Will Be Punished

FAIRFAX-No one should be afraid to cast a ballot. Multiple officials echoed those words this week.

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Carol Craig Was Surprised by How Little Her Students Knew About Voting. So She Helped Create Chippewa Valley Votes.

Nonpartisan group aims to fill the voter literacy gap by providing information, help to all voters.