Next Election: November 3, 2020
Early, In Person Absentee Voting: Sep. 24, 2020 - Nov. 2, 2020
Last Day To Register by Mail: Oct. 19, 2020
Last Day To Register in Person: Nov. 3, 2020
Last Day To Register Online: Oct. 19, 2020
Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot: Nov. 2, 2020*
October 27, 2020: Michigan Court of Claims Judge Christopher Murray issued an order blocking Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson's (D) directive barring individuals from openly carrying firearms near polling places on Election Day.
October 16, 2020: A three-judge panel of the Michigan Court of Appeals reversed a lower court order that had extended Michigan's receipt deadline for absentee/mail-in ballots. The appellate panel reinstated the original receipt deadline: 8 p.m. on November 3, 2020.
September 18, 2020: Judge Cynthia Stephens, of the Michigan Court of Claims, issued a ruling extending Michigan's absentee/mail-in ballot receipt deadline to November 17, 2020, for ballots postmarked on or before November 2, 2020. Stephens also authorized voters to allow anyone of their choosing to return their ballots between 5:01 p.m. on October 30, 2020, and the close of polls on November 3, 2020.
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Absentee Requirements & Application
A voter is eligible to vote absentee in an election for any of the following reasons:
Registration Deadline & Requirements
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