As absentee voters turned out in numbers weeks before the 2022 general election, many wondered how this would affect the in-person voter turnout. Election officials and precinct chairs in Ingham County, Michigan, said that their days have been slow or mild to start, but turnout was projected to be the same after all is said and done. In recent years, younger voters have been turning out in large numbers, and on Michigan State University’s campus, that was the case.
Marlon pictured with his wife, Margaret, and their son. After this election season, Monday nights are going to look different for the Brown family. Marlon Brown, Mason’s first Black councilmember, isn’t running again.
Deasia Ray16-year-old Deasia Ray manages her mom’s cheesecake as she studies in high school. When it comes to decorating cheesecakes and managing her mother’s business, 16-year-old Deasia Ray makes sure she puts her best skills forward to satisfy customers who visit Everything is Cheesecake. Before becoming a store manager, Ray worked alongside her mom in their home when she was around 9-years-old.
Bella Montagno, who said she wanted to vote for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and all three of the proposals on Michigan’s ballot, didn’t have to go far.
She is an English major at Michigan State University and voted at the MSU Union.
East Lansing had campus precincts at the Union, Brody Hall and three at IM West.