Michigan

About This State

Oh Michigan, the creators of cereal, ginger ale, and the five-day work week. (I mean good job and all, but how about a 4 day work week instead?) You've always been ahead of the curve Michigan, and we'll need your leadership in 2022 at the ballot box. Michigan will have two main elections in 2022. Its primary election will take place on August 2, and the general will be held on November 8. Here's all the info you need to vote this year. (Source: Ballot Ready)

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Key Dates

Jul 18

Primary Registration Deadline (by mail & online)

Jul 29

Primary Absentee Ballot Request Deadline (by mail & online)

Jun 23 – Aug 1

Primary Early Voting

Aug 2

Primary Election

Nov 3

General Election

Michigan Voter Guide

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

    Go to votesaveamerica.com/register. We're working with Vote.org to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

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

    Yes! But why wait? Do it now. Do it do it do it dooo itdoitdoitdoit: votesaveamerica.com/register

    Register here
  • Do I have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote in my primary?

    Nope! Michigan voters do not register by party and do not need to be formally affiliated with a political party in order to vote in its primary.

  • 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 by July 29th. Then, you can fill it out and mail it back by August 2nd. 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, but dates vary by locality. Contact your local elections office.

    Get the details
  • Do I need an ID?

    Yes, yes you do. A current driver's license, or state/federal government ID, a U.S. passport, a military ID, a student ID card, a tribal ID all work. If you do not have an ID, you may still vote by signing a form stating that you do not have an ID. Get the details from VoteRiders.

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  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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