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Voting in Michigan


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Election Day is Tuesday, November 8th.

Vote by Mail

The deadline to request an absentee ballot is November 4 at 5pm.

You can request an absentee ballot:

Your absentee ballot must be received by your clerk no later than 8pm on Election Day, November 8.

You can return your absentee ballot:

  • at a secure ballot drop-off location.
  • at your local clerk's office.
  • by mail

Your ballot will not be counted unless your signature is on the return envelope and matches your signature on file. If you received assistance voting the ballot, then the signature of the person who helped you must also be on the return envelope. Only you, a family member or person residing in your household, a mail carrier, or election official is authorized to deliver your signed absent voter ballot to your clerk's office.

Request an Absentee Ballot Online

Vote Early

Early voting takes place from September 29 through November 7, depending on your county. Contact your local clerk's office to learn more about early voting in your area.

Look Up Your Local Clerk's Office

Vote on Election Day

The polls are open on Election Day, November 8th from 7:00am to 8:00pm. All voters will be asked to show identification. Voters without ID can sign an affidavit.

Find an Election Day Voting Site

Other Resources

VoteRiders.org
Voter ID Guidelines
Voters in Michigan are asked to show a photo ID to confirm their identity when voting in person. If you don’t have one, you can still vote.
BridgeMI.com
Michigan's Guide to Elections 2022
Your guide to the 2022 Michigan elections—who's running and what's on the ballot.
Vote411.org
Michigan Vote411 Voter Guide
Learn about candiate and ballot measure information, state laws about time off to vote, and more.
HealthyVoting.org
Healthy Voting
Learn more about how to cast your ballot in Michigan, including accessible voting options.
Ballotpedia.org
Michigan Voter Guide
Learn about eligibility and registration details, state voting ID requirements, and more.
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