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Bernie Sanders Volunteers Get Ready For The Michigan Presidential Primary Election

Mar 1, 2016

Volunteer Tim Ellis getting ready for his canvassing shift in Ann Arbor.
Credit Jorge Avellan / WEMU

The Bernie Sanders campaign is getting ready for next Tuesday's Michigan presidential primary election


Over 150 canvassing shifts have been completed at the Ann Arbor office during the last two weeks.

Tim Ellis from Ann Arbor is among the volunteers who are going door to door.  He says this is when the rubber hits the road and they have to be extra active.  Ellis believes canvassing is the best way to get people interested in voting before the primary.

Over 266,000 people in Washtenaw County are registered to vote.

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— Jorge Avellan is the Ann Arbor beat reporter WEMU News.  Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email himjavellan@emich.edu