As the risk of COVID-19 is still imminent, how can voters safely participate in the General Election on Nov. 3?

All voters have the right to vote safely from home by absentee ballot. Voters who are interested in voting absentee should visit their city or township clerk’s office by Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at 4 p.m. to request an absentee ballot in person. Voters can complete and return their absentee ballot in the same visit or, may fill out their absentee ballot at home to return to a secure drop box location in their jurisdiction before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Information for all local Michigan clerks is available on

All precinct polling locations will remain open in each jurisdiction on Nov. 3 for those who wish to cast their vote in person. The Michigan Bureau of Elections will provide all local jurisdictions with personal protective equipment and hygiene supplies to ensure that all polling places are sanitized. All election workers are required to wear a face mask and voters are strongly encouraged to do so.


Last updated Oct. 26, 2020