Voting Access for All
Voting Access for All

Empowering ALL Michigan Voters: Voting Is Your Right!

You Can Vote In Michigan If You Have a Felony
You Can Vote In Michigan If You Have a Felony
  • A person who has been released from jail or prison can vote!
  • People on probation, parole, and tether can vote!
  • People in jail awaiting arraignment or trial can vote!
  • Only people who have been convicted and are currently incarcerated in a prison or jail cannot vote—until they are released.
Every Election Matters
Every Election Matters

Local Leaders make decisions that impact our lives

  • Appoint Police Chiefs
  • Set Local Criminal Legal Policy
  • Set Housing and Employment Policy
  • Physical, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Policy
  • Approve and manage city budgets
  • Elected Sheriffs, Prosecutors, and Judges play major roles in the Criminal Legal System and how it functions
Volunteer with VAAC
Thank you for joining us in reaching out to those settings that are often overlooked in voter outreach and in our community in general. We appreciate your help in whatever way you are able and...
Request a Voting Ambassador
Our Voting Ambassadors would love to come to your setting several times before each election cycle to help inform, inspire, and register voters. We can bring voter registration information, absentee voter information, flyers, and posters....
Hear Our Stories
Hear the strong, empowered voices of women and men whose right to vote was denied through incarceration. (You can also watch the full 18-minute version.) Our Voices Listen to Daniel Jones talk about participating in...

Announcements

Help Others Register to Vote
On September 21. 2021 at 7 pm, the League of Women Voters of Washtenaw is offering an on-line training session on how to run a...
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Challenging Felony Disenfranchisement to Fight Voter Suppression
On September 15th at 2pm ET, tune in and join this important discussion to mark National Voting Rights Month by discussing advancements in universal suffrage that...
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Act now to end Prison Gerrymandering in Michigan legislative redistricting.
We MUST end prison gerrymandering in legislative redistricting in Michigan. The MICRC (Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission) is completing their redistricting plans which will be...
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