GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 16, 2018
ID required to register?
ID REQUIRED. First-time registrants are required to provide their Michigan Driver's License or Non-Driver State ID number, or the last four digits of their social security number; or a photocopy of a paycheck stub, utility bill, bank document or government document that lists both the voter's name and address. If the voter has never been issued either one of these they may still register to vote, but will be required to show ID when voting, and must vote in person their first time.
NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to create online voter registration for all Michigan voters.
Paper Form Registration
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.
NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Michigan.
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.
ID required to vote?
PHOTO ID REQUIRED. Voters must provide a Photo ID from a list of acceptable documents. If you don't have acceptable photo ID or forgot to bring it, you can may still vote by signing an affidavit.
LIMITED. Only QUALIFIED voters may vote by absentee ballot. Voters can check HERE to see if they qualify.
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.
Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow "No-Excuse Absentee Voting" for all Michigan voters.
LIMITED. Only Absentee Voters may Vote-by-Mail. See ABSENTEE VOTING for more info.
Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand Vote-by-Mail to all voters in Michigan.
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.
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.
Students attending college in Michigan should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Michigan.
Military and Overseas Voters should go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in Michigan.
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.
• 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.