League of Women Voters



Michigan Provisions for Voters with Disabilities

Any action or physical barrier that prevents voters with disabilities from casting a ballot is unacceptable. To ensure that proper accessibility is maintained, federal and state laws require polling places to remove or make accommodations for any barriers that prevent voters with disabilities from voting.

Michigan Privisional Voting

Voters who do not bring picture identification to the polls or do not possess picture identification can vote by signing an affidavit.

Michigan Polling Place Hours

Polling places will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm on Election Day.

Michigan Campaign Finace Information

For information on federal campaign contributions, please visit Open Secrets.

For information on state campaign contributions, please visit your state's resource.

Michigan ID Needed for Voting

You must show a photo ID or sign an affidavit attesting that you do not have a photo ID in order to cast a ballot.

Voters with picture ID: Voters can satisfy the ID requirement by showing a Michigan driver’s license or a Michigan personal identification card. 

Voters who do not possess either document may show any of the following forms of picture ID as long as it is current:

• Driver’s license or personal ID card issued by another state.

• Federal or state government-issued photo ID.

• U.S. passport.

• Military identification card with photo.

Michigan Elibility Requirements

To be eligible to vote in Michigan you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • 18 years old by Election Day
  • A resident of Michigan

Michigan ID Needed for Voter Registration

If you hand-deliver your registration application the staff person helping you will take your form and you don't need to do anything else.

If you are registering to vote for the first time in Michigan and you mail in your application, you must either:


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Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
1-844-418-1682 (Arabic)


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