For Detroiters who plan to vote in-person on Nov. 3, the Michigan Secretary of State, Attorney General and Detroit officials are prepared for the possibility of voter suppression in Detroit. Here’s what to do if it happens.
Thousands of Detroit absentee ballot applications were not processed by the Detroit City Clerk’s office on time. Now, the elections office must respond within 24 hours and is overnighting ballots to voters.
Despite federal guidelines, some voters with disabilities may face challenges casting a ballot in Detroit. Advocates and election officials are working to remove barriers to voting in the November election.
Your absentee ballot will not be valid if your signature is questionable, missing or doesn’t match Michigan voter files. Here’s how to make sure your vote counts.
Detroit, with only 51 percent responding, was likely undercounted in the most recent Census. The city is now at risk of losing funding for communities that need it most.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, and fears of an undercount, the Census 2020 tally ended this week and only half of Detroit has been counted. Now, Michigan could lose a congressional seat and federal funding for essential services may be cut.
A federal judge extended the Census deadline by 31 days. Detroit officials say they are ‘grateful’ for extra time.
Midtown still has one of the lowest census response rates in the city. This, as Detroit just edged past the halfway mark with a 50.1 percent response rate, as of Wednesday.
Amid a pandemic and several major changes, Michigan officials say the Census 2020 count can’t be right.
Child support, lack of public trust and self-protection keep some Detroiters from responding to the 2020 U.S. Census.