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REGISTER TO VOTE

Voting Laws In Michigan FAQ

HOW CAN I REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT TO VOTE BY MAIL?

Voters may request an absent voter ballot or accessible voter ballot in a variety of ways. Voters can complete an online application at Michigan.gov/Vote or submit an application, large print application, letter, or postcard to your local clerk. Find your local clerk at Michigan.gov/Vote. Requests for absent voter ballots may be returned may be returned by hand, via postal mail, fax or email, as long as a signature is visible. 

SHOULD I MAIL IN OR DROP OFF MY ABSENTEE BALLOT?

YOUR BALLOT MUST BE IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE BY NO LATER THAN 8:00PM ON NOVEMBER 3RD!

 

Once you receive and fill out your absentee ballot you can drop it off at the Canton Township Clerk's office located at 1150 S Canton Center Rd, Canton, MI 48188. You can drop it off in the ballot drop box or go inside during business hours to drop your ballot off with the Clerk. You can also send it in the mail via the US Post Office.

NOTE ABOUT MAILING YOUR BALLOT: The last day you should drop your ballot off in the mail or with the Post Office is October 20th. Due to delays in direct mail and with the Post Office your ballot may not arrive on time if you mail it later than October 20th. Please drop your ballot off with the Canton Township Clerk's office or in their drop bo after October 20th.

WHAT TIME ARE POLL OPEN ON ELECTION DAY?

Polls are open from 7:00am to 8:00pm

on Tuesday, November 3rd

DO I NEED TO SHOW PHOTO ID TO VOTE?

No, you do not have to have a photo I.D. on you if you are already registered to vote. While it is recommended that you have a photo I.D. and bring it to your polling location on election, you may sign an affidavit and still be able to cast your vote. 

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PHOTO I.D. INCLUDE . . .

  • Michigan driver's license

  • Michigan personal identification card

  • Driver's license or personal identification card issued by another state

  • Federal or state government-issued photo identification

  • U.S. passport

  • Military identification card with photo

  • Student identification with photo from a high school or an accredited institution of higher education, such as a college or university

  • Tribal identification card with photo.

REGISTER TO VOTE

You can register to vote through Election Day:

  • Some clerk’s offices have opened satellite offices for voter registration. You must show proof of where you live. Documents must have your name and current address. You can show a digital copy of any document. Acceptable documents include:

  • Michigan driver’s license or State ID card

  • Current utility bill

  • Bank statement

  • Paycheck or government check

  • Other government document

  • After registering, you can vote an absent voter ballot at the clerk’s office or you can vote at your polling place on Election Day.

  • Military and overseas civilian voters have additional options to register. For more information, visit this page.

  • To be eligible to register to vote you must be:

  • A Michigan resident (at the time you register) and a resident of your city or township for at least 30 days (when you vote)

  • A United States citizen

  • At least 18 years of age (when you vote)

  • Not currently serving a sentence in jail or prison

PAID FOR BY COMMITTEE TO ELECT ANNE MARIE GRAHAM-HUDAK, 1432 LEDGEWOOD DRIVE, CANTON, MI, 48188

PAID FOR BY FRIENDS TO ELECT DIAN SLAVENS, PO BOX 871212 CANTON, MI, 48187

PAID FOR BY MICHAEL SIEGRIST FOR CANTON, 245 PRINCESS DRIVE, CANTON, MI 48188

PAID FOR BY FRIENDS OF SOMMER FOSTER, 622 N. CORINNE BLVD., CANTON, MI, 48187

PAID FOR BY COMMITTEE TO ELECT STEVEN SNEIDEMAN, 47835 RED RUN DRIVE, CANTON, 48187

PAID FOR BY TANIA GANGULY FOR TRUSTEE, 47286 NORTH POINTE DRIVE, CANTON, MI, 48187

PAID FOR BY KATE BORNINSKI FOR CANTON TRUSTEE, 45924 WINDRIDGE LANE, CANTON, MI, 48188