Absentee voting is touted as an easy, convenient alternative to standing in long lines at the polling stations, but what happens after you drop the ballot in the mail raises serious questions about the most fundamental promises of democracy.
Legalized pot in Michigan, roadwork standoff ends, ICE delays deportation: Your Friday morning briefing
Your Friday morning briefing: Voters widely support ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana; roadwork will resume following the standoff over a labor dispute; and a Nigerian immigrant can stay in Detroit – for now.
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The federal complaint alleges the city holds racially discriminatory elections.
The Republican-led Michigan House of Representatives passed a strict voter ID law Wednesday that would disproportionately affect Democrat-heavy Detroit.
Detroit emergency manager “is the governor’s anointed turnaround man, and bankruptcy is not a turnaround plan,” Napoleon said.
At issue is whether election workers improperly handled about 18,000 votes.
Tom Barrow smells a conspiracy – again.
The videos offer a surprisingly candid look at the candidates.
“I don’t feel comfortable voting on a president until I receive something in writing,” Councilwoman Brenda Jones said.