Secretary of State making final push for Michiganders to register to vote in upcoming election

Jocelyn Benson reports record number of requests for absentee ballots

Michigan Secretaty of State warns voting results could be delayed

With just 42 days to go before the presidential election, the final push is underway to get voters to register in time.

It’s all part of National Voter Registration Day, and in Michigan there have already been a record number of requests for absentee ballots.

Local 4 Consumer Investigator Hank Winchester spoke with Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson as she works to make sure every vote is counted.

You can hear what Benson had to say in the video posted above.


About the Authors:

Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.

Derick is a Senior Web Producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with Local 4 News since April 2013. Derick specializes in breaking news, crime and local sports.