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Things You Need To Know: 

1. Registration Deadline:

  • The deadline to register online to vote is Monday, October 19, 2020.

  • The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Monday, October 19, 2020.

  • The deadline to register in-person to vote is Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

  • The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Friday, October 30, 2020. Your request must be received by 5 p.m. the Friday before the election (October 30, 2020).

  • The early voting period runs from Monday, September 21, 2020, to Monday, November 2, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

  • Michigan does offer registration on Election Day at designated locations in each town. It is not available at your polling place.

2. Polling Times:

7 a.m. to 8 p.m

3. Is Early Voting Available:

Yes, 45 days ahead 

4. Can I Vote by Mail:

Yes, You can register here.

*All voters can vote by mail without an excuse*

5. ID Needed for Voting:

Forms of identification (one required)

• Driver’s license or personal ID card issued by another state.

• Federal or state government-issued photo ID.

• U.S. passport.

• Military identification card with photo.

• Student identification with photo from a high school or an accredited institution of higher education.

• Tribal identification card with photo.

You must show a photo ID or sign an affidavit attesting that you do not have a photo ID in order to cast a ballot.

First time Michigan voters who register to vote by mail must include documentation along with their application. Individuals who register to vote within the 14-day period immediately preceding an election must appear in person at their city or township clerk’s office and provide proof of residency. They must show proof of where they live. Documents must have your name and current address. You can show a digital copy of any document. Acceptable documents include: Michigan driver’s license or State ID card; Current utility bill; Bank statement; Paycheck or government check; and Other government documents. Individuals using any other method must register to vote at least 15 days before Election Day and are not required to provide proof of residency.

  • No ID requirement to vote by mail

  • No notary or witness requirement for return of mail ballot

6. Voting Without Address

The Michigan voter registration form requires a residential address. If you have a Michigan driver’s license (DL) or state identification card (ID), you must use the same address for voter registration and DL/ID.

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Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020

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Washington, DC  20005

Email: ourhomes@nlihc.org

Phone: 202.662.1530

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