Online Voting: NOT YET
Online Registration: YES
Registering to Vote in Michigan
Check to see if you’re already registered.
- Be a Michigan resident
- Be a citizen of the United States
- Be at least 18 years old on election day
- Be a resident of the city or township where you are applying to register to vote
Where and How to Register
The application can be found at:
- Your local Secretary of State branch office
- Your local county, city, or township clerk’s office
- Offices of several state agencies, like the Department of Human Services, the Department of Community Health, and the Department of Labor and Economic Growth
If you have never registered to vote in Michigan and choose to mail in your application, you will need to meet an identification requirement. This means you must:
- Enter your driver’s license number or personal identification card number where requested on the form, or
- Send a copy of one of the following forms of identification with your application:
- A photocopy of your driver’s license or personal ID card, or
- A photocopy of a paycheck stub, utility bill, bank document or government document that lists both your name and your address. Military recruitment centers
- Voter registration drives
- Verify identity online
Acceptable photo ID includes:
- Michigan driver’s license
- Michigan personal identification card
- Driver’s license or personal identification card issued by another state
- Federal or state government-issued photo identification
- US passport
- Military identification card with photo
- Student identification with photo from a high school or an accredited institution of higher education, such as a college or university
- Tribal identification card with photo
Points to Remember
- If you move to a new city or township, you must re-register. If you move within a city or township and are already registered to vote, you only need to update your address.
- If you are in jail, awaiting arraignment or trial, you may register to vote. If you are in jail after being convicted and sentenced, you may not register to vote or vote while you are confined.
- Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center for information about registering to vote and voting, voting equipment, polling place locations, state and local ballots, the candidates, campaign finance and more. Your local clerk can help with questions about your voter registration, polling place location and working at the polls.
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