Voting from home is as easy as 1-2-3. 
Here are some simple, easy steps to vote absentee for the November Michigan Elections.

If you didn’t use the online form, submit the completed application to your local clerk. Your clerks’ information is available on BallotPower when you download your form or you can find your clerk here.  You can mail in or drop off your form to your clerk.

Step 
ONE

Step 
TWO

Complete the application to request your ballot – you can complete the online form from the Secretary of State or download one from BallotPower.org.

Receive your ballot in the mail, vote at home, and return it to your local clerk no later than Election Day. Be sure to either mail your ballot early or drop it off using clerk-provided drop boxes you can find at BallotPower.

Step 
THREE

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DOWNLOAD A FORM

NEW – Track your application and ballot with BallotPower.org! 
Visit www.BallotPower.org to sign up for email updates when your local clerk: 

MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE FROM HOME!
important dates include:

COMPLETE THE APPLICATION ONLINE

Voting from Home is safe and secure, but BallotPower.org gives you an extra layer of certainty that YOUR VOTE COUNTS!

Receives your request for a ballot

Sends you your ballot

Receives your completed ballot back

NOW: Request your absentee ballot online or submit a paper application.

SEPT. 24: In-person voting at your city or township clerk's office begins, while absentee ballots begin arriving in homes.

OCT. 3: Recommended last day to mail in your absentee ballot application (afterwards, drop off in person at clerk’s office).

OCT. 19: Last day to register to vote online or by mail (afterwards, must be done in person at clerk’s office).

OCT. 20: Mail your ballot before this day as early as you can or drop it off at your clerk's office. After this day, only drop your ballot off at your clerk's office or in a dropbox provided by your clerk.

NOV. 2: If you're registered to vote where you live, you can vote absentee until 4:00 p.m. at your clerk's office, after that you must vote at your polling location on Election Day.

NOV. 3: Election Day! The polls are open 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. local time. At your clerk’s office, you can register to vote and then cast your ballot until 8:00 p.m.

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