Absentee ballot applications sent to MI voters

Cheryl Sanders
May 29, 2020

Officials also believe it's the best way to help county clerks process ballots.

You can request an absentee ballot by calling Myers' office at 929-6171.

But during a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, the commission discussed how to give municipalities grants from the CARES Act, as well as an absentee voting educational mailing program.

Absentee voting applications are being sent to voters across the state.

The Republican National committee has joined in the effort to overturn California Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order that every voter receive a mail-in ballot for the November general election, filing a lawsuit that seeks a temporary restraining order and asks that the order be tossed out.

"We were limited to only having 10 people process the absentee applications and so that really put a hamper on how much we could process", Hollis said.

Many states have pushed to expand absentee or mail-in voting options as a safer alternative to in-person voting on November 3.

The U.S. Postal Service recommends sending back your mail-in ballot one week before it's due.

Twitter TWTR.N on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by Trump, warning that his claims about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact checkers. "But we are asking them to report to us their expenses from earlier elections so we can, as an aggregate, apply that as the state match, as sort of an in-kind contribution towards our match", said Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator Meagan Wolfe.

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