The attack ads, robocalls and whirlwind campaign visits across Michigan culminate in the Michigan Presidential Primary Tuesday. Look here for a , and keep checking back with Patch for updates along the campaign trail as candidates make their final push around the state today.
Here's a quick recap of five things you'll need to know about tomorrow:
- When: Polls are open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
- Where: Your local precinct polling site. or the if you live in Bloomfield Hills. A map and comprehensive list of Bloomfield Township polling precincts .
- Absentee voting: Available at your municipal building until 4 p.m. today, or by mail if requested. Ballots will be accepted at any polling precinct on Tuesday.
- Party choice: Any registered voter can vote in either party's presidential primary (President Obama is the only Democratic choice, aside from "Uncommitted.") , each voter's choice of party -- not private candidate preference -- remains on a public record in Lansing for 22 months. The choice has no bearing on how anyone can vote Nov. 6 in the general election.
- Republican delegates: Thirty will be allocated according to each candidate's proportional share of votes. To be nominated Aug. 29 in Tampa, a candidate needs 1,114 delegates. So far, Romney has 105 delegates; Rick Santorum 71; Newt Gingrich 29; and Ron Paul 18.