Stories tagged: "Voting 2020"


Keisha Shields is voting in memory of her father and their shared values.
I Vote in Honor of My Dad, Who Died from Cancer as Trump Cut Research Funding

Keisha Shields remembers how troubled she and her father were after the 2016 election. So in memory of him, she's using her vote to stand up for their shared values this November.

Given the logistics of conducting a general election during the coronavirus pandemic, Election Day is likely to be Election Week or Election Month (Shuttertock/Graphic by COURIER).
Election Day Could Turn Out to Be Election Month. Here’s What You Need to Know.

With a surge of mail-in ballots expected due to unease about voting in-person during the coronavirus pandemic, many states may not be able to declare a winner for days, if not weeks, which means the US.

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.

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.

Local and state officials said Tuesday that any attempts at voter intimidation in Virginia would be punished.
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.