Stories tagged: "2020 election"


(COURIER illustration / Denzel Boyd)
Answered: How to Make Sure Your Mail-In Ballot Is Counted

In elections, 1% of rejected mail-in ballots can equal up to thousands of votes. Minimizing mistakes on your mail-in ballot could make a significant impact on the presidential race.

Ingham County Clerk Barbara Byrum. Photo courtesy Ingham County.
‘I’m Accountable to the Voters:’ A Day in the Life of Lansing’s County Clerk

For Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum, the day is about text messages, coffee and civic responsibility.

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)
Michigan 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.

Democratic Michigan Secretary of State candidate Jocelyn Benson waits to be introduced during a campaign rally, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Detroit. (Graphic via Denzel Boyd; AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Benson: Michigan Shouldn’t Expect Results on Election Night

It may take as long as a week to find out who the next president will be after polls close Nov. 3, says Michigan's Secretary of State.

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These Young Arizona Immigrants Can’t Vote. But They’re Helping Others Do So This Fall.

A group of undocumented youth are working to get 25,000 people to the polls to vote in the November election — because they can't.

Poll workers sanitizing stations during early voting in Oklahoma primaries this year. (Graphic by COURIER/Denzel Boyd; AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Answered: Your Most Frequent Questions About Early Voting

The coronavirus has made people rethink their voting options this November. We've broken down everything you need to know about early voting, from where you can vote early to what advantages early voting offers.

President Donald Trump bows his head down at a conservative summit in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Donald Trump, Who Is President, Tries to Blame Deadly Violence on Joe Biden

Trump’s latest Twitter barrage represents perhaps the clearest signal yet: He is banking his re-election campaign around stoking racial division and using scare tactics to try and convince suburban women to vote for him instead of Joe Biden.