In Michigan, elections are overseen by the Michigan Secretary of State’s Bureau of Elections.
CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS AND FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE:
REGISTERING TO VOTE IN MICHIGAN:
Register by mail, or in person.
Registration must be completed at least 30 days prior to an election.
Open primaries, meaning any registered voter can vote in any party’s primary.
WAYS TO VOTE:
In Person on Election Day
Absentee (Voters may cast absentee ballots in person or by mail. Information on applying for an absentee ballot is available here. Absentee voters have until 8 p.m. on election day to complete the ballot and return it to the clerk's office.)
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:
ID is required to vote, but voters may sign an affidavit in lieu of presenting ID.
List of acceptable IDs is available here and includes: MI driver’s license or personal identification card, current driver’s license or personal ID card issued by another state, current federal or state government-issued photo ID, current U.S. passport, current military identification card with photo, current student identification with photo from a high school or an accredited institution of higher education, orcurrent tribal identification card with photo.
Voters without a picture ID can sign an affidavit.
More information is available at VoteRiders.org.
Polling Hours: 7:00am – 8:00pm
Michigan Bureau of Elections Contact: (517) 373-2540