Voting

1.6M voted absentee this election, but not everyone received their ballot

A record number of people voted absentee for Tuesday’s statewide primary election, but voting rights advocates say there is still more work to be...

Congressional primaries: Tlaib has early lead against Jones, Hoadley could face...

In one of the most-watched U.S. House Democratic primaries in Michigan and beyond, U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) leads two-time rival Detroit City Council...

Light traffic at the polls, as 1.6M cast absentee ballots during...

Polling places around Michigan were much quieter this year for the primary elections on Tuesday than in past years, but not because people aren’t...

Election officials beg Legislature for help with surge in absentee voting 

The novel coronavirus has already shaken up work, schools, travel, recreation and more. Now as Michigan’s primary election arrives Tuesday and pandemic-stricken America nears...

Here are answers to your questions about voting in Michigan’s primary

On Tuesday, Michigan will hold a statewide primary election. The Advance has put together this quick guide on how residents can vote safely during...

On this day in 1965: Michigan House delegation unanimously backs Voting...

The U.S. House on Aug. 3, 1965, approved the Voting Rights Act. The bipartisan final tally was an empathic 328-74. The spark that made way...

Supreme Court: Absentee ballots must be received by election day to...

Only absentee ballots that are received by 8 p.m. on election day will be counted — even if they are earmarked for an earlier...

Whitmer doesn’t believe Trump’s AG was unaware of death threats against...

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Tuesday that he did not know about death threats against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during anti-lockdown protests this...

Jeff Timmer: Trump’s cult of chaos is undermining your right to...

“If you have a reasonable excuse, just a reasonable excuse, you should be able to vote by mail-in.” That was President Donald J. Trump during...

If you live in Oakland County, you won’t have to pay...

Oakland, the state’s second-largest county by population, is offering prepaid return postage for all mail-in ballots used by its constituents in the November general...

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