Michigan bans open carry of firearms at voting locations on Election Day
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan officials have banned the open carry of firearms at voting locations, clerk’s offices and absent voting counting boards on Election Day. “The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear, or intimidation for voters, election workers, and others present. READ: Is Michigan an open carry gun state? “Michigan voters have the right to vote in person on Election Day free from threat and intimidation. If you are in danger at the polls you should call 911 before alerting an election worker.