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

ALL HANDS ON DECK
Strong Turnout At Emergency Action To Shine A Light On The Poor Conditions Inside The Women’s Huron Valley Prison By Angela Davenport and Carrie Hatcher-Kay...
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Northwest Michigan Expungement Events Announced
In April 2021, Michigan enacted Clean Slate legislation to help those with criminal records seek expungement through the legal system. As these laws take effect,...
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Spread the Vote Information Session to Interview VAAC member, Percy Glover.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2022 AT 2 PM Vote by Mail in Jail: Highlighting High Impact Partners To join the Facebook Live event use the link...
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