Making Democracy Work

General Voter Information (registration, voter ID requirements, finding your polling place, etc.) Online information about what's on your ballot, VOTE411 is available about 6 weeks prior to each election.


Who Can Vote

To register to vote you must be . . .

a U.S. citizen;
at least 18 years of age by election day;
a resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote.

You can register to vote for federal, state, and local elections by mail; at your county, city, or township clerk's office; or by visiting any Secretary of State branch office.

For further information see the Michigan Secretary of State website

Am I Registered? Where is My Polling Place?

Click here to see if you are registered to vote, locate your polling place and obtain absentee ballot information. When an election is pending, you can also see a sample ballot.

Obtaining an Absentee Ballot

The Michigan Secretary of State information about obtaining an absentee ballot.

Voter Identification Requirement

Due to a recent court ruling, every Michigan voter must present picture identification at the polls, or sign an affidavit attesting that he or she is not in possession of picture identification. For more information click here >

Washtenaw County election information

Washtenaw County Clerk's Office-Elections Division

Washtenaw County Districts are:

U.S. Representative: 15 and 7

State Senator: 17 and 18

State Representative: 52,53,54,55