Michigan Elections in November 2021: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

27 October, 2021
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Michigan Elections in November 2021: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Michigan’s 2021 general election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 2, across the state.

Below you will find important election-specific information, and you can learn more at Michigan.gov/vote..

What time do polls open?

Polls are open from seven in the morning until eight in the evening. Tuesday, November 2. If you are in line by 8pm, you will be allowed to vote.

View polling form

The Michigan Secretary of State’s Office has a tool where you can view a sample ballot. Click here to view it..

Find your polling place

The Michigan Secretary of State’s Office has a tool where you can search your polling place. Click here to find it

absentee ballot

To request an absentee ballot online or by mail, you need to request it by 5 p.m. On Friday, October 29. If you are registered, you can request an absentee ballot at your clerk’s office until Monday, November 1 at 4 p.m. before the elections.

If you are registering to vote or updating your address by coming to your clerk’s office on Election Day, you can request an absentee ballot for voters at the same time you are registering. If you request your ballot the day before or on Election Day, you must vote on the ballot at the clerk’s office.

The Office of the Secretary of State encourages people to return absentee ballots in person either at their local clerk’s office or in their designated mailbox.

Voter registration

If you are not sure if you are registered to vote, you can check by clicking here. If you are not, you can register in person at your local clerk’s office.

Do you need your ID?

Although voter ID is not required to vote in Michigan, it is recommended to bring it along to make the process easier and faster. If you have forgotten your ID, you can sign an affidavit stating that you are the person voting.


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