Tuesday, November 6, 2012
If you voted in Ferndale on Tuesday, show off your "I Voted" sticker.
Throughout the day on Tuesday, registered voters cast their ballots for candidates for local, county, state and national offices. What are we asking for from you? Simple: Show us you voted. Prove it to us! Snap a photo of yourself, your kid, your cat, anything with an "I Voted" sticker, upload it here and maybe even tell us why you think it's important to vote. You can upload a photo yourself to this gallery, or you can email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Planning to vote in Ferndale today? Make sure you have photo ID and know where you're headed.
It's Election Day! All across Michigan, voters are heading to the polls to cast ballots in national, state and local races. Before you head to your polling place in Ferndale, take a look at this checklist to make sure you have everything you need to successfully exercise your constitutional right. All polls are open 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Your precinct may have changed due to redistricting. Find your Ferndale polling precinct here. If you are unsure of your precinct number, use the Publius guide above. Michigan voters are required to show photo ID, either a driver's license or state issued ID, at the polls. If you forget, or do not have an acceptable form of ID, you can still vote, but must sign a brief affidavit stating that you're not in …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Here are five rules you need to know before voting on election day.
The use of video cameras, still cameras and other recording devices is prohibited in the polls when they are open for voting. This ban includes still cameras and other recording features built into many cell phones and applies to all voters, challengers, poll watchers and election workers. Under Michigan election law, a ballot is rejected if deliberately exposed. A voter who deliberately exposes their ballot will not be allowed to vote in that election. This includes clothing and buttons as well as material such as pamphlets, fliers and stickers. You may not display such items in the polling place or within 100 feet of an entrance to a polling place. If a voter goes to the polls with a T-shirt or button bearing campaign-related images or …
Monday, August 6, 2012
From your county commissioner to your U.S. senator, here are the names and issues you'll see on the ballot.
The seven revised polling precincts in Ferndale will be open and staffed for the day. For a map and comprehensive list of Ferndale polling precincts, consult the attached PDF, or visit the clerk's website. Ferndale Clerk's Office Here are the candidates and issues you'll see on the ballot Tuesday. You can also preview your ballot here. For the Michigan U.S. Senate race, Republicans will choose a candidate – Clark Durant, Gary Glenn, Randy Hekman or Pete Hoekstra – to run against the Democratic candidate, incumbent U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, who is running unopposed in the primary. In the newly drawn 9th Congressional district, Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Sandy Levin is running unopposed in the primary, while Gregory Dildilian and Don …