Voter Information

Information on upcoming elections, registration and candidates

How do I register?

US Citizens, at least 18 years of age, who are residents of Michigan, can register to vote in any of the following locations at least 30 days before the election: –

  • Local city, county, or township clerk’s office
  • Secretary of State branch office
  • Family Independence Agency
  • Department of Community Health
  • You can also register to vote when you renew your driver’s license.

For more information, visit the county voter website

Confirm you are registered to vote, view a sample ballot, and to locate your polling place.


How do I get an absentee ballot?

Eligible voters may request an absentee ballot if you:

  • are unable to vote without assistance
  • are 60 years of age or older
  • expect to be absent from your city or township on election day
  • are in jail, awaiting arraignment or trial
  • have been assigned to work as a precinct inspector in a precinct other than where you are registered; or
  • are unable to attend the polls because of religious beliefs It is wise to apply 1-2 months prior to the election.

If you have any questions, please contact the Washtenaw County Clerk


Where is my polling place?

Visit the State of Michigan site at:


Who represents me?

Find your representative in the Michigan House of Representatives here:

Find your representative in the Michigan State Senate here:


Useful voter forms and resources:

Below are links to application forms for registering to vote and applying for an absentee ballot:

Voter Registration Form

Absentee Ballot Application

For more voter information see: