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Weekly Absentee Request Numbers
More than 2.3 million absentee ballot requests have been submitted as of Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. A breakdown of absentee requests by jurisdiction, with comparisons to numbers at this same time in 2016, is available here.
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Absentee ballots for Aug. 2 primary election now available
Absentee ballots for the Tuesday, Aug. 2 statewide primary election are now available at local clerk offices and will soon be mailed to voters who have already applied to vote absentee.
Statement of Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson Following the June 21 hearing
As Michigan’s chief election officer my responsibility is to ensure our elections are accessible, safe, secure, and that the results are an accurate reflection of the will of the people.
Department of State, Department of Attorney General and community partners help get suspended drivers on the "Road to Restoration" in Pontiac
Today, the Michigan Department of State (MDOS), Department of Attorney General, and community partners hosted a Road to Restoration clinic in Pontiac, helping Michiganders get back on the road after new state laws lifted driver’s license suspensions for tens of thousands of residents.
Benson continues improving service with new office and self-service station in Detroit
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson today announced the opening of a new office and self-service station at 580 East Warren Avenue in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood.
Michigan Task Force on Women in Sports announces first recommendations
The Michigan Task Force on Women in Sports today released its initial recommendations following three years of work researching and developing strategies to support and promote opportunities in the state for girls and women in sports.