Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATETAKE ACTION
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATETAKE ACTION

Register to Vote

Register to Vote

Voter Registration Eligibility

  1. You are a US citizen
  2. You are 17.5 years old when you register and 18 years old by election day
  3. You are a Michigan resident
  4. You are not currently serving a sentence in jail or prison.

How to Register to Vote

  • Register to vote online Online voter registration is halted 15 days prior to an election.
  • To register in person:  visit your county, city or township’s clerk office, or a local Secretary of State’s office.
    Find your local clerk
  • Citizens registering to vote within 14 days of an election, up to and including Election Day must do so with a city, township or county clerk or a deputized staff member, and must show proof of residency in addition to proof of identity (or an ID that proves both). Note:  registration on Election Day is not allowed at polling locations.
  • When eligible citizens who are not already registered to vote complete a driver’s license or personal identification card transaction, they will be automatically registered to vote unless they affirmatively decline. Registered voters will have their records updated if their address or other information has changed
  • To confirm your registration and find out where your precinct is, visit the Michigan Voter Information Center.
  • Download a voter registration form

High School Voter Registration Challenge