The polls are closed across most of Michigan. People are still voting in four counties in the western Upper Peninsula. But the counting has begun in the rest of the state.
Voters in Bay City will have a chance to kill two birds with one stone on election day.
The Monitor Township Hall will have pharmacists on hand to give out flu shots before or after residents vote.
Vote and Vax is a national campaign geared toward making flu shots more available to people. Continue reading
Attorneys who say voters should be allowed take selfies with their ballots are back in court. They still hope to block a state ban on the practice — with just a week to go before Election Day.
As you head to the polls Tuesday, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure the process goes smoothly. Continue reading
Governor Rick Snyder has signed a law that eliminates the option of voting a straight-party ballot on Election Day.
Michigan was one of 10 states that allows straight-ticket voting with one mark on the ballot. Democrats opposed the bill. They say getting rid of the straight-ticket option will discourage some people from voting, and will lead to longer lines on Election Day.
Local clerks panned an effort to end straight-ticket voting in Michigan at a state House hearing today.
On Election Day, eleven Michigan cities will consider legalizing small amounts of marijuana. That’s the largest number of municipalities to consider the question in a single election in Michigan. Continue reading