Tom Perkins

Freelance reporter

Tom Perkins is a freelance reporter in Hamtramck, Michigan. He writes about food, the environment, and politics for a range of local and national outlets.

Communities that combined forces spent less per voter, clerks say. But they didn’t necessarily draw more voters.

Voters valued the convenience — and the opportunity to put their own ballot in the tabulator.

Even those who don’t agree with offering early voting were eager to use it.

The presidential primary marks the first time every voter can take advantage of the new voting option. Here’s how it’s working so far.

Here are all the options, deadlines, and rules you need to know to cast a ballot.