Detroit creates 23 satellite voting centers, deploys 10,000 poll workers with major pay raise
DETROIT – The city of Detroit is trying to make sure everyone casts a vote during the presidential election, creating 23 satellite voting centers and deploying 10,000 poll workers with a major pay raise. The satellite voting centers opened Monday and will be available seven days a week. With 30 drop boxes and 23 satellite voting centers, Detroiters have options. Many of the satellite voting centers are in large rec centers not being utilized due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Click here to view a full list of the locations for drop boxes and satellite voting centers.
LIVE STREAM: Detroit city clerk to discuss election reparations, voting for Michigan Primary Election
DETROIT Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey will hold a news briefing at 11 a.m. Thursday to discuss election reparations, absentee voting and safety protocols for voting in person for the Michigan Primary Election on Aug. 4. This live stream has ended. In-person voting will still be available for the 2020 Michigan Primary Election on Aug. 4 amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic -- however, all Michigan voters now have the option to vote by mail with an absentee ballot. Officials are encouraging Michigan voters to return absentee ballots in person instead of by mail as election day approaches.