Type: Public event

Michigan primary election

Date & Time

Aug 2, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
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At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot

Michigan will hold its primary election on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Michigan voters: To check your polling location and view your sample ballot, visit michigan.gov/vote.

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 outside of Michigan, go to vote.gov.

Absentee voting

If you are already registered and do not want to vote in person, remember to request an absentee ballot. If you are registered to vote in Michigan, download an absentee ballot request form at https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8716_8728-21037--,00.html

More information

For more information, including registering to vote, voter FAQs, and Michigan voter laws (absentee, identification, same-day registration, etc.), visit govote.umich.edu.