November 8 Countdown
Voting Quick Links
- View your sample ballot
- Find out if you are registered to vote
- Find your voting location
- Track your absentee ballot
- And much more!
How do I register?
US Citizens at least 18 years of age who are residents of Michigan can register to vote in any of the following locations up to and including the day of the election:
- Local city, county, or township clerk’s office
- Secretary of State branch office
- At any state agency that provides public assistance or services to people with disabilities
- Department of Community Health
- You can also register to vote when you renew your driver’s license.
How do I get an absentee ballot?
Eligible voters may request an absentee ballot for any reason at all. It is still wise to apply 1-2 months prior to the election. You can get everything you need to vote absentee at Michigan.gov/vote or at your local clerk’s office.
To automatically receive your application to vote absentee in all future elections, just ask to be placed on the Permanent Absentee Voter list!
November 8 Voting Timeline
All About Absentee Voting
Voting absentee means giving yourself the choice of how and when to vote, including by mail. Request your Absentee ballot, and you can:
- vote in person at your clerk’s office
- leave your ballot in a 24 hour drop box
- mail your ballot back
- even vote at your polling place on election day.
Joining the Permanent Absentee Voter list means you automatically get an application to vote absentee in all future elections.