"The debate is about the people," Adams said. "The people need to hear two candidates stand toe-to-toe and debate their issues."
Under the Secure MI vote petition drive, if the absentee ballots did not have a driver's license number or last four digits of Social Security Number - they wouldn't be counted unless they provided proper ID.
The ballot initiative would require voters to submit photo identification. It would also require an ID component to file an absentee ballot.
Following a 10-2 vote, commissioners approved a timetable to redraw Michigan's legislative maps, as well as congressional districts.
The mayors of both Pontiac and Taylor were running as write-in candidates for the August primaries but neither one will be on the ballot in November.
Mayor Mike Duggan cruised to a first-place primary win in Detroit and Proposal P faltered. The district races in Detroit also featured some new faces that will face off in the next election.
Throughout Metro Detroit, there are several important races in Metro Detroit for people to vote on.
It's the all-important election day in Michigan for 53 different counties in a busy local voting day for the state. While it's not a presidential election, there is still plenty on the ballot that will affect many in the state.
It's a busy August primary for Detroit voters. See what's on your ballot this election day.
Detroit election officials have been working to ensure voters that the process is secure.
Fifty-three counties have local races that people will be voting in on Aug. 3.
Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson is considering a run for Michigan governor - as a Democrat to challenge Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
Whoever comes out on top for the Republican nomination for governor, they'll be up against Gretchen Whitmer and a $10 million war chest.
In both a video posted on YouTube and a press release that was sent early Wednesday morning, Craig confirmed rumors about an interest in a run for Michigan's top political office.
"Since the previous election and the death of George Floyd, the idea of reparations has gained a lot of attention and I think now legislatures are getting more serious about addressing this issue," Mary Sheffield said.
Rumors about a run for governor have swirled around the former police chief after he retired from his position in law enforcement in June.
Harris discussed voting rights and the COVID-19 vaccine during her first visit to Michigan. Detroit, the centerpiece to election controversy from 2020 and vaccine hesitation, is a fitting place for the vice president to make her pitch.
Lawmakers in the GOP-led state House received heavy pushback from election clerks and voting-rights advocates about plans to add an ID component to absentee ballots and signature verification at polling places.
The Michigan Senate has pushed through a wave of bills that would require a photo ID to vote. It was passed along party lines and will likely get passed in the House as well. But faces a certain veto by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
"These conspiracy theorists are in it for the long haul. They're in it to completely crumble our republic, and they're looking at these election administrator positions," said Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum, a Democrat. "They're playing the long game."