Michigan to ban open carry of guns at polling places, other spots on Election Day

DETROIT — People will not be allowed to openly carry firearms at polling places, clerks offices or locations where absentee ballots are counted, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced Friday.Benson included the decision in guidance sent to Michigan clerks as elections officials prepare for any voter intimidation efforts on Election Day, Nov. 3.“Fair, free and secure elections are the foundation of our democracy,” Benson said in a news release.“I am committed to ensuring all eligible Michigan citizens can freely exercise their fundamental right to vote without fear of threats, int…

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