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Detroit, MIDetroit News

Winfrey comes out on top in Detroit clerk primary

Detroit – Incumbent Janice Winfrey cruised ahead of her competitors in the Tuesday primary race for Detroit city clerk, putting her in position to win a fifth term. Winfrey led with almost 71% of the vote as of 11:30 p.m., with about 75% of precincts reporting. She's likely to face Denzel McCampbell, a Detroit Charter commissioner, in the November general election.
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A Challenged Voting Rights Act Turns 56

Enacted in 1965, the Voting Rights Act has long been hailed as the most successful piece of civil rights legislation ever passed by the U.S. Congress. Within just months of its approval, the law enabled hundreds of thousands of disenfranchised African Americans to register to vote, a change so dramatic that one political scientist termed it the "Second Reconstruction."
Varnville, SChamptoncountysc.org

TOWN OF VARNVILLE SPECIAL ELECTION

The Town of Varnville will hold a Special Election on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, to fill one (1) vacancy on the Varnville Town Council. In-town residents are reminded that the deadline to register to vote is approaching. If you have not registered to vote, please register. If you are already registered, please make sure your voter registration information is current. If you have moved within the county or changed your name recently, it will help ensure a smoother voting process for you and your neighbors by updating your information prior to election day.
Birch Run, MIWNEM

Birch Run residents vote on school millage

Throughout the day, mid-Michigan residents filled out their ballots for the August primary elections. While there are several local races that will impact communities, one school district hopes that it’s funding millage that failed in May by just a few votes will pass tonight. If the millage fails, Birch Run...
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United States: Historic Voting Rights Law Turns 65

The Voting Rights Act enacted in 1965 is considered the most successful civil rights legislation passed by the United States Congress, allowing hundreds of thousands of marginalized African Americans to register to vote. Yet as he approaches 56 this month, voting rights activists say the landmark law is facing its...
Detroit, MIDetroit News

Detroit clerk expects absentee voting to overtake in-person for Aug. 3 primary

Detroit — City Clerk Janice Winfrey anticipates a 13% to 18% turnout for the city's municipal primary, with twice as many absentee ballots cast than four years ago. The clerk, who is seeking her fifth, four-year term, said Monday that she attributes the increase in absentee voting to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Her office has had more than 56,000 applications returned for absentee ballots for the Aug. 3 primary.
Floyd County, IAkchanews.com

Floyd County Special Election Vote Reminders

Those wishing to cast an in-person absentee ballot for Tuesday’s special election in Floyd County have until 5 p.m. (08.02)to do so at the courthouse in Charles City. County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Gloria Carr reminds voters they must provide proof of identity to cast a ballot, whether it be in-person absentee or at your precinct poll tomorrow. Polling places in all eight precincts in the county will be open Tuesday starting at 7 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m. under Iowa’s new voting law.
Detroit, MIDetroit News

High stakes contests in Metro Detroit. Here are primary races to watch

Metro Detroit voters on Tuesday could set up historic firsts in several key races that anticipate low voter turnout and an abundance of absentee ballots. Voters will narrow the field of mayoral finalists for November in Detroit, Dearborn, Pontiac, Sterling Heights and Taylor as well as several high-profile city council contests. Detroiters will also decide whether to sign off on a contentious proposal to overhaul the City Charter.
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Most Lansing Area Voters Are Heading To Absentee Ballot Voting

Voter turnout can typically be seen in lower numbers on an off-year election, like this year. However, we could see those numbers jump upwards as absentee voting becomes a thing amongst voters. With that being said, the 2020 November election saw 60% of Michiganders submitting their votes with an absentee...
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