You can vote IF:
- youâ€™re a Michigan resident (when you register) and have lived in your city/township at least 30 days (when you vote)
- you are a United States citizen
- you are least 18 years of age (when you vote)
- you are not currently serving a sentence in jail or prison
- for all people awaiting trial, formerly incarcerated with a felony conviction, about to be released from prison: You can vote! And, volunteers can help spread this vital information!
You need to register or update your registration IF:
- youâ€™ve moved and need to change your voting address
- you have never registered to vote in Michigan before and are over 17.5 years old
- you have served a sentence for a felony since youâ€™ve registered
Step 1: Are You Registered to Vote in Michigan? You need to be, ASAP. Hereâ€™s how:
How to Register to Vote in Michigan
- a fresh & lively two-minute video put out by Washtenaw County
Am I Already Registered to Vote?
- the Michigan Voter Information Center. You enter your name and other information to find out: whether youâ€™re registered; absentee ballot status; your polling location; your clerkâ€™s office; your voting district information
Register to Vote Online – deadline: October 19th, 2020. Aim for Oct. 12th to be safe!
Register at the UUAAâ€™s Voting Clinics!
- Wednesday, September 16th, 10 AM to 1 PM
- Thursday, September 24th, 10 AM to 1 PM
- Wednesday, September 30th, 10 AM to 1 PM
Bryant Community Center, 3 W. Eden Ct., Ann Arbor 48108. Please wear a mask.
Register by Mail – postmark deadline: October 19th. Aim for Oct. 5th to be safe!
Register in Person at Your Clerkâ€™s Office, up to and including Nov. 3rd, but donâ€™t wait that long!
- Bring Proof of Residency (one of the following): Michigan driverâ€™s license or state ID â€¢ Current utility bill â€¢ Bank statement â€¢ Paycheck or government check â€¢ Other government document
Military and Overseas Citizens
For a thorough explanation, see Voter Registration in Michigan, a 3:30 video put out by the Michigan Dept. of State.
The Complete Voting Process! – from registering to dropping off your completed absentee ballot and all the steps in between! This is a Non-Partisan Voting Guide.
- created by UUCivs, a Faith in Action group of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Ann Arbor
- easy to read, about 5 pages long.
- Or, get personalized help at VotingHelpline@gmail.com or call 1-855-VOTE-311 (thatâ€™s 1- 855-868-3311)