37% of 18-29 year olds voted in Michigan in 2022*

*Source CIRCLE- Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

The Michigan voter registration deadline is October 21, 2024 for online or mail-in applications and November 5, 2024 for in-person registration.

Check Registration Status

Check your Michigan voter registration status here.



In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Michigan 30 days before Election Day, at least 18 years old by Election Day, and not be currently incarcerated by reason of a felony conviction.

  • You simply need to be a Michigan resident at the time of registration, but you must be a resident of your city or township for at least 30 days when you vote.
  • College students can choose to vote in Michigan or their home state, but may only be registered in one state.


The deadline to register to vote in Michigan for the General Election is October 21, 2024 for online or mail-in and November 5, 2024 for in-person registration.


Voter Registration Process

There are three methods of voter registration in Michigan: online, mail in a printable application, or in-person.

  • Michigan automatically registers eligible individuals to vote when they apply for or update their driver’s license or personal identification cards.
  • Further voter registration information for Michigan can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 18, 2023

Questions? Click here to chat with us!

Michigan offers in-person, absentee, and early voting in the 2024 general election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

All registered Michigan voters are eligible to vote by mail. Click here to apply to vote by absentee ballot online and here to print out an application to be returned by mail.

  • Requests to have an absentee ballot mailed to you must be received by your Clerk no later than 5pm on the Friday before the election (November 1, 2024). If you’re already registered at your current address, you can request an absentee ballot in person at your Clerk’s office anytime until 4pm on the day prior to Election Day (November 4, 2022). If you’re registering to vote at your Clerk’s office on Election Day, you can request an absentee ballot at the same time you register.
  • You have until 8pm on Election Day to complete and return your absentee ballot to your Clerk’s office.
  • If you request your absentee ballot the day before the election or on Election Day, you must vote the ballot in the clerk’s office.
  • Further absentee voting information for Michigan is listed here.

Early Voting

Michigan offers early voting.

  • Early voting begins 40 days prior to Election Day (September 26, 2024) in-person at your City/Township Clerk’s office. Early voting continues until 4pm the day before the Election.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.


Election Day Practices

On Election Day, polls are open 7am-8pm.

  • At the polls, you must present a valid form of photo ID. Acceptable forms of photo ID can be found here. If you do not have a form of photo ID or forget to bring one on Election Day, you can still cast a ballot by signing an affidavit.
  • Further Michigan voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 18, 2023

Questions? Click here to chat with us!