About This State

Oh Michigan, the creators of cereal, ginger ale, and the five-day work week. Good job and all, but how about a 4-day work week instead, amirite? You've always been ahead of the mitten-shaped curve, Michigan and we'll need your leadership in 2022 at the ballot box. Here's all the info you need to vote this year!

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Key Dates

Oct 24

Voter Registration Deadline (by mail/online)

Sep 29 – Nov 7

Early Voting Period

Oct 17

Recommended Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Request By Date

Nov 4

Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline (by mail and online)

Nov 7

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline (in person)

Nov 8

Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Return Deadline

Nov 8

In Person Voter Registration Deadline

Nov 8

Election Day

Michigan Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    Go to to check your registration or get registered. We're working with BallotReady to make this as easy as possible for you so you don't fuck it up.

    Register here
  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Yes! You may register in person throughout early voting and on Election Day. Online and by mail registration ends on October 24th.

    So why wait? . Do it now. Do it do it do it dooo it doitdoitdoit:

    Register online
  • Can I vote by mail?

    Yes! As long as you're registered, you can request to have your ballot mailed to you or request it online, you just have to do that LATEST by November 4. But seriously, don't wait that long. Michigan election officials recommend requesting it by October 17 to avoid any mail delays. Then, you can fill it out and mail it back by November 8th. This is called an absentee ballot. You can request your absentee ballot here.

    Request Here
  • Can I vote early?

    In-person absentee voting is available between September 29th and November 7th at your local clerk's office. Contact your local elections office for the precise hours that they're open.

    Find your local info here
  • Do I need an ID?

    No, you do not need an ID to vote in Michigan, but if you're voting in person, you'll be asked for a photo ID so we recommend you bring one anyways as it will speed up the process. If you're voting in person and you do not and you do not have an ID with you, you can still vote a regular ballot after you a sign a form provided at your polling location.

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  • How do I cast my ballot?

    If you are voting absentee/by mail, you can return your ballot by mail or in-person. For in-person voting, polling places are open from 7am to 8pm local time. You can find your polling place here.

    Find Your Polling Place


  • Find the details on accessible voting in your state, including early voting, Election Day voting, mail voting, and accessible mail voting tools for people with print disabilities.

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  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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