News to Know – Week of Oct. 3

  • As Election Day nears, the Citizens Research Council of Michigan is hosting a free webinar from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 5 on the three proposed constitutional amendments that will appear on the Nov. 8 ballot. The Citizens Research Council has for over 100 years been an independent, nonpartisan organization that does not lobby, support or oppose candidates for public office or take positions on ballot issues. Registration is required for the event.
  • Michigan voters can now vote early in person by absentee ballot at a clerk’s office. The first day to submit a ballot in this fashion was Sept. 29. Absentee ballots can be dropped off at a designated drop box or local clerk’s office between now and 8 p.m. Nov. 8.