1. Court Says Michigan Cannot Count Ballots Received After Election Day  NPR
  2. Michigan appeals court blocks 14-day extension to accept absentee ballots  Fox News
  3. Michigan won't allow open carry of guns near polls on Nov. 3  WOOD TV8
  4. Editorial: Michigan Secretary of State Benson can't write state gun laws  The Detroit News
  5. Michigan bans open carry of guns at polling locations  Fox News
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A lower court had previously ruled that ballots postmarked by Nov. 2 and received within 14 days of Election Day, the deadline for certifying election results, could be counted. A lower court had previously ruled that ballots postmarked by Nov. 2 and received within 14 days of Election Day, the deadline for certifying election results, could be counted.

Court Says Michigan Cannot Count Ballots Received After Election Day : NPR

The Michigan Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that ballots can not be accepted and counted two weeks after Nov. 3.The Michigan Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that ballots can not be accepted and counted two weeks after Nov. 3.

The announcement comes amid rising fears of violence on Election Day.The announcement comes amid rising fears of violence on Election Day.

Michigan bans openly carrying guns at polling places on Election Day - CBS News

Move comes a week after authorities broke up an armed plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen WhitmerMove comes a week after authorities broke up an armed plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Michigan bans open carry at polls as gun groups vow resistance | The Independent

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Absentee ballots must arrive by Election Day to be counted, the Michigan Court of Appeals said Friday, blocking a 14-day extension that had been ordered by a lower court and embraced by key Democratic officials in a battleground state. 

Michigan court blocks 2-week absentee ballot extension

The Michigan Court of Appeals reversed a lower court's decision.

Absentee ballots delayed in mail can’t be counted, court rules - mlive.com

The Michigan Court of Appeals on Friday said that absentee ballots must arrive by Election Day to be counted, blocking a 14-day extension that had been ordered…Michigan Court Blocks 2-Week Extension For Absentee Ballots

Michigan Court Blocks 2-Week Extension For Absentee Ballots | Talking Points Memo

A Michigan court overturned an extension that allowed absentee ballots to be received two weeks after Election Day, ruling that the votes must instead be received by 8 p.m. on Nov. 3.A Michigan court overturned an extension that allowed absentee ballots to be received two weeks after Election Day, ruling that the votes must instead be received by 8 p.m. on Nov. 3.

Michigan court overturns absentee ballot extension | TheHill

A Michigan court overturned an extension that allowed absentee ballots to be received two weeks after Election Day, ruling that the votes must instead be received by 8 p.m. on Nov. 3.A Michigan court overturned an extension that allowed absentee ballots to be received two weeks after Election Day, ruling that the votes must instead be received by 8 p.m. on Nov. 3.

Michigan court overturns absentee ballot extension | TheHill

More than 26 million people had cast ballots nationwide as early voting began Saturday in Massachusetts and Nevada and extended across New Mexico.More than 26 million people had cast ballots nationwide as early voting began Saturday in Massachusetts and Nevada and extended across New Mexico.

Michigan appeals court reinstates Election Day mail-in ballot deadline as early voting surge continues - The Washington Post

He accused Benson of “fearmongering to suppress voters” and prevent people from exercising their Second Amendment rights.He accused Benson of “fearmongering to suppress voters” and prevent people from exercising their Second Amendment rights.

Michigan lawmaker expects lawsuit over ban on open-carry firearms at polls

The appeals court returned the deadline to 8 p.m. on Election Day, the latest decision in a wave of partisan court battles over voting by mail.The appeals court returned the deadline to 8 p.m. on Election Day, the latest decision in a wave of partisan court battles over voting by mail.

Michigan Court Rescinds 14-Day Extension for Receipt of Mail Ballots - WSJ

The three-judge panel, all Republican appointed, overturned a lower court decision that had allowed ballots to be counted if they were postmarked by Election Day even if they did not arrive at a clerk’s office until as much as two weeks later.The three-judge panel, all Republican appointed, overturned a lower court decision that had allowed ballots to be counted if they were postmarked by Election Day even if they did not arrive at a

Michigan mail-in ballots must reach clerks by Nov. 3, appeals court rules | Bridge Michigan

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It’s a sudden reversal in a battleground state that is expecting millions of mail-in votes.It’s a sudden reversal in a battleground state that is expecting millions of mail-in votes.

Michigan Ballots That Arrive After Election Day Will Not Be Counted, Court Rules

Although more than 50 Michigan cities will pre-process absentee ballots, several cities did not tell the secretary of state they would participate.Although more than 50 Michigan cities will pre-process absentee ballots, several cities did not tell the secretary of state they would participate.

Some big Michigan cities won't pre-process absentee ballots

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) on Friday announced a statewide ban on open carry weapons at polling locations, clerk’s offices and absent voter counting boards on Nov. 3.Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) on Friday announced a statewide ban on open carry weapons at polling locations, clerk’s offices and absent voter counting boards on Nov. 3.

Michigan announces ban on open carry weapons at polling locations | TheHill

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) on Friday announced a statewide ban on open carry weapons at polling locations, clerk’s offices and absent voter counting boards on Nov. 3.Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) on Friday announced a statewide ban on open carry weapons at polling locations, clerk’s offices and absent voter counting boards on Nov. 3.

Michigan announces ban on open carry weapons at polling locations | TheHill

More than 6,400 ballots arrived too late to be counted in the state's August primary.More than 6,400 ballots arrived too late to be counted in the state's August primary.

Michigan appeals court blocks 2-week absentee ballot extension - Axios

The order, from Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, applies to Election Day, on Nov. 3, and prohibits a firearm within 100 feet (30 meters) of any voting or counting location. "Prohibiting the open-carry of firearms in areas where citizens cast their ballots is necessary to ensure everyThe order, from Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, applies to Election Day, on Nov. 3, and prohibits a firearm within 100 feet (30 meters) of any voting or counting location. "Prohibiting the open-carry of firearms in areas where citizens cast their ballots is necessary to ensure every

Michigan to ban open carry of firearms at voting locations

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson issued the guidance, saying that the presence of firearms “may cause disruption, fear or intimidation.”State officials in Michigan are reminding voters ahead of Election Day that the open carry of firearms at polling places is prohibited amid concerns of potential intimidation at the polls. Michigan

Michigan officials say open carry of firearms isn't allowed at polls

Absentee ballot extensions in Wisconsin and Indiana have also been overturned by higher courts.

Michigan court stops 2-week absentee ballot extension - POLITICO

Radio Station WHMI 93.5 FM — Livingston County Michigan News, Weather, Traffic, Sports, School Updates, and the Best Classic Hits for Howell, Brighton, FentonMichigan's Secretary of State says the state won't allow people to openly carry guns at or near polling places on Election Day in an effort to limit voter intimidation – a ban that Livingston County’s top cop says is not enforceable.

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Michigan's top election official says the state won't allow people to openly carry guns at or near polling places on Election Day. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson sent the guidance to clerks just over a week after members of two anti-government paramilitary groups were charged with taking part in plotting the kidnapping of the governor. Lt. Duwayne Robinson with the Michigan State Police says state officials want to make sure all polling places are clear of any fear or intimidation.Michigan's top election official says the state won't allow people to openly carry guns at or near polling places on Election Day. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson sent the guidance to clerks just over a week after members of two anti-government paramilitary groups were charged with taking part in plotting the kidnapping of the governor. Lt. Duwayne Robinson with the Michigan State Police says state officials want to make sure all polling places are clear of any fear or intimidation.

Firearms prohibited at Michigan polls to prevent voter intimidation | WSBT

Firearms prohibited at Michigan polls to prevent voter intimidation

Michigan's Secretary of State cited "disruption, fear, or intimidation for voters, election workers, and others present" in the ban issued Friday.Michigan's Secretary of State cited "disruption, fear, or intimidation for voters, election workers, and others present" in the ban issued Friday.

Michigan bans open carry of guns at polling places on Election Day - Business Insider

A Michigan court ruled Friday that absentee ballots must be received by Election Day in order to be counted, overturning a lower court's two-week extension that was hailed by Democrats in the key swing state.The decision overturns a lower court’s ruling that was hailed by Democrats in the swing state.

Michigan Appeals Court Overturns Two-Week Absentee Ballot Extension | National Review

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said Friday that openly carried firearms would be prohibited on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020, in polling locations, clerk's offices and absent voter counting boards. In a written statement, she said the ban was intended to curb potential voter intimidation. “Fair, free and secure elections are the foundation of our democracy,” Benson said.Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said Friday that openly carried firearms would be prohibited on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020, in polling locations, clerk's offices and absent voter counting boards. In a written statement, she said the ban was intended to curb potential voter intimidation. “Fair, free and secure elections are the foundation of our democracy,” Benson said.

Benson bans open carry of firearms at polls on Election Day | WWMT

Benson bans open carry of firearms at polls on Election Day

Michigan law says absentee ballots must be turned in by 8 p.m. on Election Day to be valid. But Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens had ordered that any ballots postmarked by Nov. 2 could be counted if they arrived within two weeks after the Nov. 3 election.Michigan law says absentee ballots must be turned in by 8 p.m. on Election Day to be valid. But Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens had ordered that any ballots postmarked by Nov. 2 could be counted if they arrived within two weeks after the Nov. 3 election.

Michigan’s secretary of state is banning open carry of firearms at polling places in the state for the November election.Michigan’s secretary of state is banning open carry of firearms at polling places in the state for the November election.

Michigan won’t allow open carry of guns near polls on Nov. 3 | WOODTV.com

Guidance for local election officials also bans guns at clerks offices and absentee-vote counting boards to curtail voter intimidation on Nov. 3. Guidance for local election officials also bans guns at clerks offices and absentee-vote counting boards to curtail voter intimidation on Nov. 3.

Michigan Bans Open Carry of Guns at State’s Polling Sites Ahead of Election Day

The decision by a three-judge Court of Appeals panel means that ballots arriving later than 8 p.m. on election day won't be counted, even if they were postmarked by Nov. 2.In a blow to local Democrats, judges in the swing state of Michigan ruled Friday that absentee ballots must reach county and local clerks offices by Nov. 3 in order to count in the general

Michigan court reinstates strict absentee ballot deadline

Michigan to ban people from openly carrying firearms at polling places, clerks offices or locations where absentee ballots are counted, under new directive.Michigan to ban people from openly carrying firearms at polling places, clerks offices or locations where absentee ballots are counted, under new directive.

Election: Michigan to ban open carry of guns at polling sites - Los Angeles Times

This applies to polling places, clerk’s offices, and absent voter counting boards on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020.This applies to polling places, clerk’s offices, and absent voter counting boards on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020.

Sec. Benson announces ban on openly carrying a firearm at voting locations

The guidance was issued in order to prevent "disruption, fear or intimidation for voters" in this year's election.The guidance was issued in order to prevent "disruption, fear or intimidation for voters" in this year's election.

Michigan Bans Open Carry of Guns at Polling Places to Prevent Voter Intimidation

The Michigan secretary of state clarified rules Friday, saying the open carry of guns will not be allowed at polling places in Michigan. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson sent the guidance out to election officials Friday. The clarification comes amid fears of possible voter intimidation, and just days after more than a dozen men were charged with plotting to kidnap...

Michigan Secretary of State: Open Carry of Guns Not Allowed at Polling Places - 9 & 10 News

Michigan officials ban open carry at polling places on Election Day.Michigan officials ban open carry at polling places on Election Day.

No open carry of firearms at Michigan polling places, clerk's offices

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced a ban on open carry of firearms at voting locations on Election Day.Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced a ban on open carry of firearms at voting locations on Election Day.

Ban issued for open carry of firearms at voting locations on Election Day | News | wnem.com

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on Friday issued a ban on open carry of firearms at polling sites on Election Day. “The presence of firearms at the…MI Secretary Of State Bans Open Carry Of Guns At Polling Places On Election Day

MI Secretary Of State Bans Open Carry Of Guns At Polling Places On Election Day

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced a ban on the open carry of firearms on Election Day in polling places, clerk's offices and and absent voter counting boards.Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced a ban on the open carry of firearms on Election Day in polling places, clerk's offices and and absent voter counting boards.

Michigan bans open carry of firearms in polling places on Election Day