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What happened when conservatives tried to halt Detroit’s election count

What happened when conservatives tried to halt Detroit’s election count

November 4, 2020 | Bisma Parvez, Louis Aguilar

Republicans contend that not enough conservative challengers are monitoring Detroit’s vote count. That’s not true, officials say.

Post-election, Detroit braces for legal challenges to its results

Post-election, Detroit braces for legal challenges to its results

November 4, 2020 | Louis Aguilar, Olivia Lewis, Bryce Huffman, Bisma Parvez

As President Donald Trump questions the integrity of Michigan’s elections, the focus of the race swings to Detroit, which has had its share of vote challenges. Controversies already are arising with the city’s count.

After ACLU lawsuit, Detroit City Clerk rushes ballots to voters

After ACLU lawsuit, Detroit City Clerk rushes ballots to voters

October 29, 2020 | Bisma Parvez

Thousands of Detroit absentee ballot applications were not processed by the Detroit City Clerk’s office on time. Now, the elections office must respond within 24 hours and is overnighting ballots to voters.

Michigan officials have dwindling faith in an accurate census count

Michigan officials have dwindling faith in an accurate census count

September 18, 2020 | Bisma Parvez

Amid a pandemic and several major changes, Michigan officials say the Census 2020 count can’t be right.

Detroiters who left for the burbs during pandemic are hardest for Census to count

Detroiters who left for the burbs during pandemic are hardest for Census to count

August 5, 2020 | Bisma Parvez

Downtown, Midtown and Corktown neighborhoods — filled with residents who have homes, parents or friends in the suburbs — have the lowest Census responses in Detroit.