Here's how you can register to vote on Election Day in Michigan

Posted at 7:05 AM, Nov 03, 2020

(WXYZ) — You can register and vote in Michigan in-person at your local clerk's office up until 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Check voter registration status here

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


If you are registering on Election Day, you must show proof of where you live. Documents must have your name and current address. You can show a digital copy of documents. Acceptable documents include:

  • Michigan driver’s license or state ID
  • Current utility bill
  • Bank statement
  • Paycheck or government check
  • Other government document