Yes, You Can Vote in Michigan!
There are only a few restrictions on voting in Michigan. Voters must be a U.S. citizen, reside in Michigan, at least 18 years old, and not serving a sentence in jail or prison.
Pledge to Vote
Plan your Vote in Michigan
Questions? Call the nonpartisan Election Protection Hotline at (866) OUR-VOTE!
Learn What is on Your Ballot
Voter Guide information is published when available. Absentee ballots are available 40 days prior to an election.
Apply for your absentee ballot online
Apply for your absentee ballot at the clerks office.
Return ballot through the mail, at a drop box or at your clerks office. Be sure to sign and date the envelope.
Note: You can apply for an absentee ballot and vote in the same visit to the clerks office!
***Reminder! All ballots must be RECEIVED by 8 p.m. on Election Day, November 8, 2022 in order to be counted.***
Note: After September 29, 2022, you can apply for an absentee ballot and vote in the same visit by visiting your city or township clerk’s office or satellite voting location.
Track your absentee ballot to make sure it was received.
OR Vote on Election Day
If you are NOT registered, you can register to vote and vote at the clerk’s office up until 8 p.m. on Election Day.
If you ARE registered on Election Day, you must vote at the polls (be sure you go to the correct poll!).
Note: If you requested an absentee ballot but didn’t receive it, or changed your mind and want to vote at the polls, you can. (Bringing ID and your ballot if you have it isn’t required but will be helpful.)