Blind Michigan Supreme Court Justice turned away by clerks office while trying to get absentee ballot
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. A Michigan Supreme Court Justice tried to get his absentee ballot in Birmingham this week and get assistance filling it out, but things didnt go smoothly. Justice Richard Bernstein is the first blind justice, elected by voters statewide, to the Michigan Supreme Court. Bernstein was elected to the Michigan Supreme Court in November 2014. Bernstein was turned away because workers in the clerks office didnt know how to get him his absentee ballot. READ: Michigan Department of State launches online absentee voter applicationYou go online today and there is no choice to get an absentee ballot, attorney Jason Turkish said.