Who can register to vote in Michigan?

To register to vote in Michigan you must be:

  • A resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote for at least 30 days before election day. 
  • A citizen of the United State of America
  • At least 18 years of age (by election day). 
  • Not serving a sentence in jail or prison.



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