All Voting is Local Michigan is building on the successes of and responding to the challenges of the 2020 elections. Working directly with election officials, advocacy partners, and voters, we’re leading the calls for proactive voting legislation, as well as changes at the local level—such as language access efforts and increased voter education—to remove barriers to the ballot.
News from Michigan
Medical Professionals Urge Michigan Officials to Safeguard Elections and Public Health Amid COVID-19
DETROIT — All Voting is Local Michigan and leading medical professionals today called on Michigan state and local officials to enact necessary reforms to the upcoming elections to safeguard public health amid the pandemic.
Media Advisory: Medical Professionals Discuss Michigan Election Reforms Amid COVID-19
On Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 11 a.m. EST, All Voting is Local Michigan and leading medical professionals will host a telephone press briefing to discuss necessary reforms to the upcoming elections through a public health lens.
Turn Up Tuesday to Empower Voters, Confront Barriers to the Ballot Ahead of Primary in Michigan
DETROIT– The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and All Voting is Local, with its joint And Still I Vote℠ campaign, will hold a series of events to mobilize voters in Michigan, and to urge officials to safeguard voting by mail and protect in-person voting options.
Most Michigan voters want safe and accessible elections for us all, through a transparent process we can trust. By proposing bills based on data from previous elections and listening to the local officials and advocates who are experts in this work, Michigan lawmakers can improve our elections and protect our freedom to vote. We’ve compiled the data, listened to the experts, and determined 5 solutions that would actually make positive change. Read all 5 solutions here.
We’re calling on lawmakers to do the following:
- The Michigan Legislature must provide additional voting options before Election Day to support equitable access to the ballot and alleviate stress on local clerks. LEARN MORE
- The Michigan Legislature must extend the ballot counting and processing period to at least 14 days before Election Day. LEARN MORE
- The Michigan Legislature must provide funding to local clerks through consistent standards to effectively serve voters. LEARN MORE
- The Michigan Legislature must support poll worker recruitment by providing additional tools for local clerks. LEARN MORE
- The Michigan Legislature must protect and expand ballot drop box accessibility, and set uniform standards for their use. LEARN MORE