2.9% of Michigan’s rejected absent voter ballots came from Ingham County, with one of the top reasons for a rejection being the move of a voter to a different jurisdiction.
The Michigan Department of State is one of ten organizations recognized for their nonpartisan efforts to get college students to vote.
Michigan State Board of Canvassers certified the election on Nov. 23, which cemented a Biden-Harris victory. Currently, the state Senate is investigating the election process after Trump and Republican Party leaders claimed there were irregularities in the result.
As coronavirus cases are reaching record-high numbers, a bipartisan group of governors — including Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer — released a video urging residents to mask up and stay safe ahead of the holiday season.
While all office closures will initially be in place for three weeks, they may be extended based on the status of coronavirus cases and public health directives, according to a press release.