Quite entertaining on so many levels. It confirms my suspicion about Ann Arbor. A key part of this new system is it relies on scanning the Driver’s license to automatically pull up the voter registration, including whether the person already voted absentee. Since Michigan has no history of racism, I guess they can demand IDs
The technology is interesting – the software runs on a laptop and appears to be written in Microsoft Access or the .NET equivalent, storing the data onto a thumb drive.
Because college towns are historically a problem – students with out of state driver licenses claiming to be residents in their college town, this process breaks down quickly. Without a Michigan driver’s license or state ID, they probably were given provisional ballots to check to see if the already voted “back home”