Voting In Michigan
 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

Online Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to create online voter registration for all Michigan voters.

Paper Form Registration

Voters who want to find out about registering in-person, or who need more information can go HERE. Or they can contact their County Clerk.

Registration Form (English)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
By Mail: Postmarked thirty (30) days before Election Day.
In-Person: Close of business thirty (30) days before Election Day.

Election Day Registration

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all Michigan voters to register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.

Automatic Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Michigan.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. A voter may register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) on or before the next Election.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).

Have you moved?

If a registered voter has moved within the state of Michigan but has not updated their voter registration information.

NEW Address, SAME Polling Place
Voters can vote at their usual polling place after confirming their change of address regardless of how close to the election they moved.

NEW Address, SAME City/Township, NEW Polling Place
Voters can vote at their OLD polling place after filling out a written transfer of registration request.

New City/Township/County within 60 days of the Election
Voters can vote at their OLD polling place after confirming in writing that they have moved.

Click HERE to find your polling place.

VOTING

Early Voting

LIMITED. Only Absentee Voters may vote early In-Person. They may apply for an absentee ballot In-Person at their County Clerk's office and vote that ballot in the same trip.

See ABSENTEE VOTING for more info.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand In-Person Early Voting to more locations and to all Michigan voters.

Vote-by-Mail

Michigan is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which allows all registered voters to vote an absentee ballot by mail.

See ABSENTEE VOTING for more information.

Absentee Voting

Michigan is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which means all registered voters can request an absentee ballot.

Absentee Ballot Application (English)
Absentee Ballot Application (English-Fillable)
Absentee Ballot Application (Spanish)
Absentee Ballot Application (Large Print)

Where to mail your Application

APPLICATION DEADLINES
By Mail: Received by 2:00 p.m. on the Saturday before Election Day.
In-Person: Received by 4:00pm the day before Election Day.
Emergency: Received by 4:00pm on Election Day.

For more information on Absentee Voting:
• Visit your Official State Website
• Contact your County Clerk

Do I need Voter ID?

Voters will be asked to provide a Photo ID from a list of acceptable documents. Voters who are unable to provide the requested ID may still vote after signing an affidavit.

Youth Vote in Primary?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

Students attending college in Michigan should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Michigan.

Military/Overseas

Military and Overseas Voters should go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in Michigan.

Felony conviction?

Voters convicted of a felony will have their right to vote automatically restored after:

  • completing their term of incarceration

NOTE: Voters on probation and/or parole may register to vote and vote.

ADDITIONAL INFO
• Voters can use the Campaign Legal Center's website to Restore Your Vote.
• Voters who lost their right to vote MUST re-register to vote.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities should go HERE for more info.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: We try to have the most current and complete information. But, if you think something is incorrect or incomplete, please feel free to LET US KNOW so we can correct it. Furthermore, we encourage voters to contact their state election officials if they have any questions.