THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO REGISTER:
1) “BY MAIL” and
(if you DO NOT register at the Secretary of State/County Clerk, you register by mail - even if you register “online” or "in person" with someone at CMU)
2) “IN PERSON”
Only Only Only at one of Michigan's Secretary of State Offices or at your County Clerk.
IT MATTERS WHICH WAY YOU REGISTER !!!!
b/c you CANNOT vote mail in absentee ballot if registered "BY MAIL" and this is your first time voting!
TO REGISTER “BY MAIL”
1) CLICK here to download the Michigan Voter Registration Form (pdf file).
After you fill it out, 2) PRINT and 3) mail it to your county clerk and 4) learn about your rights as a first time voter
CLICK here for a HANDY ONLINE TOOL THAT ENABLES YOU TO FIND YOUR COUNTY CLERK!
TO REGISTER “IN PERSON”
1) Visit ANY secretary of state ANYWHERE in Michigan by 10/11/16
Bring your driver’s license. Also bring a book in case you have to wait.
2) Visit the clerk of the city/township/county in which the address on your driver’s license is located by 10/11/16
CLICK here for a HANDY ONLINE TOOL THAT ENABLES YOU TO FIND YOUR CLERK!
(EXAMPLE, if your address on your license says that you live in “East Lansing,” then since East Lansing is in Ingham County, you would register in person
by visiting the INGHAM COUNTY CLERK).
CLICK here for a HANDY ONLINE TOOL THAT ENABLES YOU TO FIND THE HOURS & LOCATION OF THE NEAREST SECRETARY OF STATE!
The Mt. Pleasant Secretary of State office on North Mission Street, just north of
Hours: Hours of the Mount Pleasant Office:
M,T,Th,F 9AM - 5PM
Wed 11AM - 7PM