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Layzeebeaver

(1,721 posts)
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 02:56 PM Sep 2020

Just received my Mail-in Ballot

It took 6 days to arrive here in the U.K. mailed from Birmingham, MI.

Curious if there are other Michigan ExPats voting from overseas and what postal lead-time they have seen so far.

Filling out my ballot tonight and then off to the Royal Mail tomorrow!

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Just received my Mail-in Ballot (Original Post) Layzeebeaver Sep 2020 OP
Yay! Hi, fellow Michigander! Get it in the mail ASAP because USPS has dismantled sorting catbyte Sep 2020 #1
That's that plan! Layzeebeaver Sep 2020 #2
I haven't received mine yet today and the mail has been delivered. llmart Sep 2020 #3
Have a friend who lives in Antrim county, Michigan tiredtoo Sep 2020 #4
Just heard from my daughter who is in Oakland County... llmart Sep 2020 #5
Received my ballot today. llmart Oct 2020 #6

catbyte

(34,752 posts)
1. Yay! Hi, fellow Michigander! Get it in the mail ASAP because USPS has dismantled sorting
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 03:05 PM
Sep 2020

machines in the Detroit area and Grand Rapids. I live in Lansing and it took 4 days for my ballot to get from the Lansing Township Office to my place, which are 3.9 miles apart. They closed down the Lansing Post Office a few years ago so even mail within Lansing has to go to Grand Rapids first to be sorted. Our State Capitol doesn't even have a real post office anymore. You can check online if your ballot was received by going to https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/

I dropped off my ballot on Sunday the 27th and it showed up online as having been received on Monday the 28th.

Layzeebeaver

(1,721 posts)
2. That's that plan!
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 03:11 PM
Sep 2020

Express delivery, tracked, signed, etc.

Last election my ballot was sidelined in Chicago for 3 weeks and missed the deadline.

llmart

(15,689 posts)
3. I haven't received mine yet today and the mail has been delivered.
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 04:20 PM
Sep 2020

I live a half mile from the township hall and it shouldn't take 7 days to get here. I'm keeping my eye on this since all of our township people are GOP. Our clerk screwed up my last request for the August primary, so I don't trust her.

tiredtoo

(2,949 posts)
4. Have a friend who lives in Antrim county, Michigan
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 10:30 PM
Sep 2020

She still has not received her ballot and is calling almost everyone. still no response.

llmart

(15,689 posts)
6. Received my ballot today.
Fri Oct 2, 2020, 03:11 PM
Oct 2020

I'll be filling it out this afternoon and dropping it off at the township hall in person.

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