On election day, polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Registering to vote
To register to vote, you must be all the following:
- A U.S. citizen
- At least 18 years old by Election Day
- A resident of Michigan
- A resident of the city or township where you are applying to register to vote
If you want to check to see if you are registered, visit www.Michigan.gov/vote. There you will find information about registering to vote and voting, voting equipment, polling place locations, state and local ballots, the candidates, campaign finance and more. Your local clerk can help with questions about your voter registration, polling place location, and working at the polls.
Absent voter ballots
Absent voter ballots are available for all elections. They provide you with a convenient method for casting a ballot when you are unable to attend the polls on election day.
To qualify for absentee voting, state law says you need to have one of these reasons.
- I am 60 years of age or older.
- I expect to be absent from the community in which I am registered for the entire time the polls are open on election day.
- I am physically unable to attend the polls without the assistance of another.
- I cannot attend the polls because of the tenets of my religion.
- I have been appointed an election precinct inspector in a precinct other than the precinct where I reside.
- I cannot attend the polls because I am confined to jail awaiting arraignment or trial.
To request an absentee ballot, please print the Absentee Voter Ballot Application, fill it out, and send it to:
Munising Township Clerk
PO Box 190
Wetmore, MI 49895
For more voter information, please visit www.Michigan.gov/vote.