Michigan bans guns at polling places on Election Day

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The announcement comes amid rising fears of violence on Election Day.
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Michigan bans open carry of firearms in 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.

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8 days left in the 2020 Presidential election; Michigan election officials expecting huge turnout
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Election officials in the battleground state of Michigan predict the state could break its voter turnout record in 2020. With two-thirds of those votes expected..
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Appearing newly emboldened, the Democratic nominee also said he thought he would win Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota, three critical battleground states.
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Lizzo isn't the only celebrity who hit the campaign trail this weekend.
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Among them, a Michigan congresswoman and a New Mexico state senator, both Democrats.
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In April, the court had assumed an extension was permissible, though it insisted that ballots be mailed and postmarked before Election Day.
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Wisconsin is one of about 30 states that require absentee ballots be received by Election Day to be counted.
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The Supreme Court upheld Wisconsin's voting laws, rejecting an effort to require the counting of absentee ballots arriving after Election Day.
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My cat, Moo, loves to make plans to vote.

There’s just over a week left until Election Day and Snapchat is reviving one of its most beloved..
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Voting advocates support it, but election experts say getting the day off isn't the right approach to bolster turnout.
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