Vote in person
You can vote early with an absentee ballot at your local election clerk’s office during the 40 days before an upcoming election. On Election Day, registered voters must vote at their local polling place. Unregistered voters must go to their clerk’s office to register and vote there or at their polling place. Use this page to learn more about voting in a polling place. Call your clerk before you go, as some locations may change because of COVID-19.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time. You have the right to vote if you are in line by 8 p.m.
Where do I go to vote?
You can look up the locations of your clerk’s offices and your polling place in the voter information section of this website.
What should I expect?
Voting systems can vary from county to county, so learn about what to expect before you arrive at the polls on election day.
How to vote at your polling place
Do I need an ID?
You will be asked to show ID when you check in to vote. If you don’t have one, you can still vote.
If this happens, expect a poll worker to ask you to sign a form before you vote that explains you didn’t have an ID. Your ballot will be included with all others and counted on Election Day.
ID types you can use to check in are:
- Michigan driver's license or state ID
- Driver's license or personal identification card issued by another state
- Federal or state government-issued photo identification
- U.S. passport
- Military ID with photo
- Student identification with photo from a high school or accredited institution of higher learning
- Tribal identification card with photo