Stories tagged: "voting"

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I Was Once Incarcerated and Now Can’t Vote. But I Still Appreciate the US Constitution.

Despite its many failings, I still revere the Constitution because, like the failings so ubiquitous in humans, it has the potential to better itself.

(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.

How to Prepare for In-Person Voting If You Have COVID-19 Anxiety

The pressure to cast a vote in the election may be taking a toll on your mental health. This is the advice of a professional and the CDC.

Michigander Steven Syers is passionate about voting, so much so that he drove an hour to do it. (Photo provided by Steven Syers)
Michigan Man Drives 60 Miles to Make Sure He Can Vote

Steven Syers is revved up for democracy this year. Here's why.

“I’m Sick and Tired of My Community Being Taken Advantage of”: Why This Mexican American Wants You to Vote

"There's this misconception that Latinos are not involved in the political process, or that in our culture, we don't talk about [politics], but we're trying to change that."

For This Trans Salvadoran Woman, Voting for the First Time Affirms Her Identity

Alexa Elizabeth Rodriguez is a first-time voter in the 2020 presidential election. She’s been waiting for this moment for ten years.

Robert "Bob" Emmet Sullivan is passionate about voting to help bolster the next generation.
I Vote for the Youth: A Michigan Man Votes to Empower the Next Generation

This Detroiter votes for the next generation and is inspired by the generations before him.