Turnout surged at University of Michigan–Ann Arbor and Michigan State, with hundreds waiting until Election Day to register and causing five-hour lines.
Voters in Michigan can register at a clerk’s office all the way through Election Day. Mailed ballots must be received by clerks by 8 p.m. on Election Day to be counted.
If Prop 2 passes, Michigan would get early in-person voting. Local clerks are “sort of nervous” about paying for it.
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