Tag: voting

a map of Michigan showing state senate districts

October 11, 2021

The state’s redistricting commission has settled on a new map for state senate districts – one that could give Democrats control of the chamber.

A paper ballot in an envelope.

September 15, 2021

With redistricting battles over, Voters Not Politicians is training its sights on voting rights.

a box marked "official election drop box"

June 3, 2021

Opponents call it a “poll tax” and vow to fight it in the courts.

A paper ballot in an envelope.

May 25, 2021

State lawmakers have unveiled a raft of proposals to change Michigan’s elections. Voting rights groups say they reek of voter suppression.

several voting stations inside Kalamazoo City Hall

October 29, 2020

Officials pledge thorough absentee vote count and protection from in-person voter intimidation.

a box marked "official election drop box"

October 29, 2020

A man was attacked while dropping off his ballot in Kalamazoo on Tuesday. Police say it was an “isolated incident.”

a sign reads "Black Voters Matter"

October 7, 2020

The Northside community group Mothers of Hope is offering free rides to voters to cast ballots before election day.

a sign outside a building reads "vote"

September 23, 2020

The office, set up in WMU’s Bernhard Center, aims to expedite registration and voting during a busy election.