Oakland County’s Oops: Paper Polls Interrupt Michigan’s Primary Elections

Voters in Oakland County, MI stepped up to the ballot in unprecedented numbers for the state’s 2018 primary elections. While so many voices symbolized a vote of confidence from the people, their strength in numbers revealed a weakness in the overall voting strategy: paper dependency. As Michigan’s second largest county, Oakland County experienced an unforeseen … Continue reading Oakland County’s Oops: Paper Polls Interrupt Michigan’s Primary Elections

3.6 Million Records Flooded: The Houghton County Courthouse Hurt by Washed-Out Paper Storage Methods

Houghton County, a common summer hiatus for many Michiganders, has suffered a not-so-hot summer. Just as the county was closing several of its beaches due to high bacteria levels, the Houghton County Courthouse fell victim to a flood that drenched its more than 3.6 million paper documents. The water infiltrated the storage vault in the … Continue reading 3.6 Million Records Flooded: The Houghton County Courthouse Hurt by Washed-Out Paper Storage Methods