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Stateside: Voter enthusiasm in Detroit; working the polls; open-carry on Election Day

"Vote here" sign
Mark Brush
Michigan Radio
With less than a week left until Election day, we take a look at a variety of perspectives about voting in Detroit.

Today on Stateside, we talk about Detroit voters and what turnout looks like in the Motor City. Plus, a conversation with the Sheriff of Livingston County about Secretary Benson’s order against firearms at the polls.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Voter enthusiasm in Detroit in 2020 elections

Stateside’s conversation with Sarah Cwiek

  • Sarah Cwiek is a reporter with Michigan Radio

Tumultuous year frames Black voters’ journey to the polls in Detroit

Stateside’s conversation with Candice Fortman

  • Candice Fortman is the Executive Director of Outlier Media.

Michigan Voters Vow to Cast Ballots In Person Despite Pandemic

Quinn Klinefelter reports

  • Quinn Klinefelter is a reporter for WDET
  • You can read his reporting on the subject here.

SOS Benson wants to ban open carry at polling places. This sheriff says that doesn’t need to happen.

Stateside’s conversation with Michael Murphy

  • Michael Murphy is the Sheriff of Livingston County
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