NOW: Register to vote online! (After October 19, you will have to register in person at your clerk's office)
NOW: Request your Absentee Ballot! (Suggested Last Date: October 13)
SEPTEMBER 28: In person Early Absentee Voting Starts (See under Step #2)
NOVEMBER 3: 7:00AM-8:00PM General Election. Vote in person where you are registered.
TIME TO MAKE A VOTING PLAN
UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2020
Even during a global pandemic, it is still important to make sure that your voice is heard. In this election, there are multiple different ways you can vote. While it may sound complicated, it is actually easy. Look at the step-by-step plan to learn how to cast your ballot this year!
NOTE: The steps below feature an easy to follow guide to voting in Michigan. If you would like more information, click the Voting Guide button for a more in-depth guide.
STEP #1: CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION
If you think you are registered, click the box to make sure. Fill in the information requested to see if you are registered. Make sure your address is up to date. Keep in mind, you will vote where you are registered to vote. If you wish to vote absentee or early, look at Step 2
If you are not registered to vote, don't worry! It will only take a few minutes to register online and you will need your driver's license. Just remember, you vote where you register to vote. You can change your voting address to Mt. Pleasant if you wish. If you have more questions, please look at our voting guide. if you are a student who lives out of state, please click the button below for more information:
STEP #2: DECIDE HOW YOU WILL VOTE
You have options to how you would want to vote. You may vote in-person or use an absentee ballot to vote early.
If you wish to vote with an Absentee Ballot, you can apply using the link below. While filling out the information, be sure to enter your address in Mount Pleasant so your ballot will arrive here, rather than at home. See Step #3 for more important information!
If you are able to go home on election day, that is awesome! Be safe and cast your ballot!
If you would like to learn about your ballot ahead of time, click the link below and fill out the information!
Once your ballot arrives, you may fill it out following the instructions that came with it. After you fill it out, be sure to remember to sign across the back using the same signature you used on your driver's license.
STEP #3: RETURNING YOUR ABSENTEE BALLOT
Be sure to follow these instructions carefully to make sure that your ballot arrives on time. Click the voting guide button for more information.
You may drop off your absentee ballot at your local clerk's office where you are registered. This does involve you having to go home, but it is the best and easiest way for you to ensure that your absentee ballot is counted. Your clerk is open on weekdays. On the weekend before the election, city clerks are required to have hours. Click the button to find your clerk.
You may return your ballot in the mail. Two stamps will be required. We recommend doing this early (early October) to ensure that your ballot arrives on time. You can track your ballot using the button below. Once it goes into late October, we recommend using Option #1 to make sure that your ballot arrives on time.
IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING
There is an additional option as well. Starting September 28, you can go to your clerk's office, request an absentee ballot application, fill it out, hand it in, receive your absentee ballot, fill it out, and hand it in! You just cast your vote for the November 3 Election! Find your local clerk here: