To Register to vote you must be:

  • a U.S. citizen
  • at least 18 years of age by election day
  • a resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote.

You can register to vote for federal, state, and local elections by mail: at your county, city or township clerk’s office, or by visiting any of the 178 Secretary of State branch offices located throughout the state.

Voter Registration is Free

View Voter Registration Application

Absentee Voter:

Submit a Michigan Absentee Ballet application or a request in writing to your local Clerk or contact your local Clerk.

View Absentee Ballet Application Form

To Vote:
Simply appear at your assigned polling place on election day.  Please bring your Michigan Driver’s License or other government issued photo ID.  The polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

For more information visit the Michigan Secretary of State Website.