Clerk Isn’t Worried If Straight Party Option Leaves Ballot
What a proposal to eliminate the straight party ticket option on Michigan ballots will look like is still uncertain. But, Calhoun County Clerk Anne Norlander tells WBCK she isn't concerned about long lines at the polls if it does become law.
The Michigan Senate has passed a version which eliminates the option; House lawmakers have passed their own version, with a tie-back that requires enacting no-reason absentee voting.
Rep. Dr. John Bizon (R-Battle Creek) voted against the House measure; he explains why in the video below. Click the player and also hear Clerk Norlander explain why she isn't worried elimination of the straight party option will create long lines at polling places.