Voting and Elections

Voting and Elections

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VOTE411 is the League's on-line, non-partisan Voter Guide and was available to voters both for the August, 2020 primary election and for the general election in November.  A new edition of VOTE411 will be available about 45 days before elections in 2021.  

Our League also produced a printed version of the on-line voter guide for the 2020 general election.  2,200 copies were distributed to public libraries in Belleville, Canton, Garden City, Livonia, Northville, Plymouth, Redford, Wayne and Westland)

More Voting Information

Register to Vote   Michigan's new convenient voting laws now allow voter registration up through election day. You can also register to vote on-line!

Check Your Voter Registration Status and Your Polling Location  Verify that you are registered and the location of your voting precinct.

Voter ID  Michigan voters are asked to provide ID when voting in person, but an affidavit is also possible.  Instructions for obtaining a State ID are also available on this link.   

Absentee Voting  Any eligible voter can get an absentee ballot and vote before election day. The voter must submit an application to their city or township clerk prior to each election.

Elections in Michigan  Find out important information about upcoming elections from the Secretary of State's website.

Rights of Voters with Disabilities  Federal and state laws require Michigan's cities, townships and villages to provide accessible voting for everyone.

Voting Frequently Asked Questions  Check out voting and election details in Michigan

About the League's Voter Guides

The League of Women Voters provides non-partisan information about candidates and proposals. is the League's on-line voter guide that is available about 5 weeks before each election. VOTE411 also includes information about voting precincts and links so a voter can verify registration. For most elections, the NW Wayne County League also makes a print version of the Voter Guide available in public libraries.  In 2020, print voter guides will be published for the November General Election. 

Each candidate is given an opportunity to respond to questions important to the office being sought. Candidate responses are displayed as submitted by the candidates and have not been edited, except for necessary cutting when replies exceeded the stated word limit. If the candidate did not reply by the required date, the words, "Candidate has not yet responded" appear after the candidate's name.
The inclusion of these statements and opinions of candidates is solely in the interest of public service and in no way is to be construed as an endorsement by the League of Women Voters. The League takes no responsibility for the views or facts stated by the candidates.



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