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VOTING CALENDAR

There are 4 election days in Michigan, each with its own candidate filing deadline and date a voter must be registered in order to cast a ballot. 

VOTING 101

In a democratic society, we have the privilege of voting to choose the representatives who will work on the problems important to us. Here are some resources to help you navigate the world of voting.

REGISTER TO VOTE

Download a voter registration form and learn where, when and how you can register to vote. 

VOTING FAQs

Learn about primary elections, voting day rules, different kinds of ballots, absentee voting and more. 

VOTING TIPS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

First time voters and college students often find themselves caught in the technicalities of Michigan election laws. Here are a few tips for college students in Michigan to help guide you through the voting process. 

VOTER GUIDES

 

The League of Women Voters has prepared a non-partisan Voter Guide for the November 8, 2016.  The on-line Voter Guide (VOTE411.org) is now available.  The newsprint version of the Voter Guide can be found in many public buildings, but especially in public libraries. 

VOTE411.org is the one-stop shop for non-partisan information on elections and candidates. Visit VOTE411.org  and type in your home address to view the candidates' responses to questions posed by the League of Women Voters.  Here are simple instructions:

Type in your address and click Enter
Click on the green bar: Get Personalized information
Choose the race and then the candidates that you want to review

 

Download printable Voter Guides are available below (click on the office or district number)

PARTISAN RACES

U.S. President/Vice-President

Congressional Districts

  1   2   3   4   5   6   7     8    9   10    11   12   13     14

State Senate District 4(Special election)

Michigan State House districts:

1       2      3     4      5      6      7      8      9     10     11    11-Partial Term  12     13

14     15    16   17     18   19    20     21    22    23     24    25     26    27     28     29

30     31    32   33     34   35    36     37    38    39     40    41     42    43     44     45

46     47    48   49     50   51    52     53    54    55     56    57     58    59     60     61

62     63    64   65     66   67    68     69    70    71     72    73     74    75     76     77

78     79    80   81     82   83    84     85    86    87     88    89     90    91     92     93

94     95    96   97     98   99    100  101  102   103   104   105   106  107   108   109

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State Board of Education
University of Michigan Board of Regents
Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Wayne State University Board of Governors

NON PARTISAN RACES:
Michigan Supreme Court - 8-year term
Michigan Supreme Court - Partial term to 1/1/19
Michigan Court of Appeals Districts  1   2  3   4

Check your Local League's website for local election information and upcoming candidate forums.

 


The League of Women Voters never supports or opposes candidates for office, or political parties, and any use of the League of Women Voters name in campaign advertising or literature has not been authorized by the League.