How do I register?
U.S. citizens, at least 18 years of age, who are residents of Michigan, can register to vote in any of the following locations at least 30 days before the election:
- Local city, county or township clerk’s office
- Secretary of State branch office
- Family Independence Agency
- Department of Community Health
- You can also register to vote when you renew your driver’s license.
Click HERE to confirm you are registered to vote, view a sample ballot, and to locate your polling place.
How do I get an absentee ballot?
Eligible voters may request an absentee ballot if you:
- are unable to vote without assistance
- are 60 years of age or older
- expect to be absent from your city or township on election day
- are in jail, awaiting arraignment or trial
- have been assigned to work as a precinct inspector in a precinct other than where you are registered; or
- are unable to attend the polls because of religious beliefs
Click HERE for the Absentee Ballot application for the November 8, 2016 election.
It is wise to apply 1-2 months prior to the election. If you have any questions, please contact the Washtenaw County Clerk HERE.
Where is my polling place?
Useful voter forms
Below are links to application forms for registering to vote and applying for an absentee ballot: