Automatic Election Day Voter Registration – No-Reason Absentee Voting Etc. On Today’s Ballot

One of three proposals on today ballot is a proposal to authorize automatic and Election Day voter registration, no-reason absentee voting, and straight ticket voting, and will add current legal requirements for military and overseas voting and post-election audits to the Michigan Constitution.  It would allow a United States citizen who is qualified to vote in Michigan to become automatically registered to vote when applying for, updating or renewing a driver’s license and will allow a resident to obtain an absent voter ballot without providing a reason.  Voters would also be allowed to cast a straight-ticket vote for all candidates of a particular political party when voting in a partisan general election.  Three proposals to vote upon – polls are open until 8 p.m.