How & Where to Vote
Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to Vote
Register to vote in Michigan, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
Have more questions about voting?
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Important Dates - State Primary
Voting Information for Michigan
Don’t miss your next election!
Michigan will hold its state primary election on Aug. 4th. Voters may register to vote by-mail or online through July 20th, or in-person on election day. Vote-by-mail ballots can be requested for each election, no excuse required.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.Find Your Representatives
Early Voting + Absentee Voting
Early Voting Dates: Jun. 22nd to Aug. 3rd
You can vote in-person at your township or city clerk’s office from the time ballots become available until Aug. 3rd at 4 p.m., using an absentee ballot. You may also register to vote with proof of residence during this time. Contact your clerk’s office for specific dates and hours.
To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than 5:00 p.m. on Jul. 31st. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by election day.
The vote-by-mail application period opens 75 days before each election, no excuse required.
Voter ID + Eligibility for Michigan
Do Voters Need ID?
- Yes, voters need an ID
- Multiple forms of ID accepted
- First time voters need ID
- Student IDs accepted
Find out more about your rights in Michigan.
- If you are 17 and will be 18 on or before the next election, you may register to vote.
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.