Register to Vote

Requirements

To register to vote you must be 

  • a U.S citizen;
  • at least 18 years of age by election day, and 
  • a resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to vote

To check if you are registered, visit the Michigan Voter Information Center.  If you find you are not registered, please visit the Voter Registration page to find out more about registering.

Application & Rules

Voter registrations must be submitted at least 30 days in advance of the election. 

You may register to vote at the Office of the City Clerk or any Michigan Secretary of State Branch Office. You may also register to vote by mail and can download a voter application (PDF)

Please note, a voter who registers to vote by mail must vote in person unless he or she is 60 years of age or older or has a recognized disability.