2020 presidential election
The 2020 United States presidential election will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and the Ford School encourages all eligible voters to cast their ballots in-person at their polling locations or by absentee ballot where allowed.
Michigan voters: Polls in Michigan will be open from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm. To check your polling location and view your sample ballot, visit michigan.gov/vote.
Voters in other jurisdictions: polling location times vary by state, so in-person voters are encouraged to consult govote.umich.edu and your state's election rules for details.
Registering to vote
Don’t forget to register to vote! Students who are U.S. citizens are allowed to register at either their local addresses or their permanent addresses. It’s your choice. Depending on the state where you want to vote, you can either register online or by paper. Be sure to check if you are registered by going to http://bit.ly/uofmcheckreg. To download a federal voter registration form and for more information on how to register to vote, go to vote.gov.
If you are already registered and do not want to vote in person, remember to request an absentee ballot. More information forthcoming about deadlines for requesting absentee ballots in Michigan.
For more information, including registering to vote, voter FAQs, and Michigan voter laws (absentee, identification, same-day registration, etc.), visit govote.umich.edu.