It is almost Election Day for the 2014 Midterms, but did you know you can vote before Election Day? In Michigan you can vote absentee by mail or in person if you have a valid excuse, like expecting to be out of town on Election Day.
Check out the information below to make a plan for how and when you can vote!
You can check your registration status and find your sample ballot here: Michigan.gov/vote
- A voter with a valid excuse, like expecting to be out of town on Election Day, may request and cast an absentee ballot at their municipal clerk’s office up until the day before Election Day, Monday, November 3.
- Requests for mail-in absentee ballots must be received in writing by your municipal clerk by 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 1.
- Completed absentee ballots must be returned to the municipal clerk’s office by 8 p.m. on Election Day.
o First-time voters who registered by mail or not in person with a local clerk or DMV may NOT vote by mail-in absentee ballot.
The Clerk’s office
- Find information for your local clerk’s office here: webapps.sos.state.mi.us/mivote/ClerkSearch.aspx
For more information check out Campus Vote Project’s