If You’re Planning to Vote By Mail In Michigan, Read This
Voting by mail/absentee ballot in Michigan this November?
You should go ahead and head HERE right now.
It's true. As a Michigander, you can vote before election day. You don't even need a reason. It's your right.
All registered voters in Michigan can now vote before Election Day using what’s called an absentee ballot. You don’t need an excuse or a reason. You can vote by absentee ballot through the mail, without leaving your home. You can also go to your city or township clerk’s office or drop box to return your absentee ballot. (VoteAtHome)
This election is going to be bananas. The mudslinging has already begun. Throw in the pandemic. Folks polarized with their political views. It's definitely going to be a madhouse at the polls on election day. So keep yourself and your family safe by voting from home.
But you really should go online and request your ballot as soon as possible.
A record number of people will be voting by mail this year here in Michigan and around the country.
Officials are already saying that results for this election will take a couple of days to count.
Under state law, Michigan elections officials may not open absentee ballot envelopes until the morning of Election Day. (Detroit Free Press)
Big Gretch and the SOS are trying to change that.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, both Democrats, are urging the Republican-controlled legislature to pass laws allowing mail-in ballots to be processed before Election Day, and to extend the eligibility deadline for when mail-in ballots can arrive. (CNN)
If you're going to vote this way you should get busy. The election is Nov. 3rd and you can request your mail in ballot all the way up until the Friday before the election (October 30th).
Requests for an absent voter ballot must be received by your township or city clerk no later than 5 p.m. the Friday before the election. If you’re already registered at your current address, you can request an absent voter ballot in person at your clerk’s office anytime up to 4 p.m. on the day prior to the election. (VoteAtHome)
Don't wait. Plan ahead. GO HERE to get things started.
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