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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 Voter Guide for the August 2, 2016 Primary Election.  Though candidates for both parties are on the same ballot, voters must only vote in ONE party - either Republican or Democratic.  If a voter 'crosses over' and voters for candidates in both parties, the entire ballot is invalidated.  Remember that many communities have a non-partisan portion of the ballot too--- proposals and judicial candidates can be found there. 

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
Click on the green bar: Show My Races
Click on the white bar: View My Races
Choose the race and then the candidates that you want to review

 

Download printable Voter Guides for the 14 Congressional Districts by clicking on the district number:

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Dowload the printable Voter Guide for Michigan State Senate District 4 (Special election) by clicking here.

Download the printable Voter Guides for the 110 Michigan State House districts by click on the district number:

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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

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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.