Early Voting


Local elections offices will begin mailing absentee ballots to Michigan voters on Thursday, Sept. 24, the start date for early voting. Voters who have requested absentee ballots can also pick them up at to their local clerk’s office

Anyone can request an absentee ballot in Michigan without an excuse. Voters can fill out the application online or by hand, and the deadline to request an absentee ballot in Michigan is Friday, October 30. 

Early Voting Is Underway In Michigan's Presidential Primary

Jan 25, 2020
AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File

Voting is underway in Michigan's presidential primary more than a year after the option was greatly expanded through the passage of a ballot measure.

Early Voters Turn Out In South Bend On Monday

Nov 5, 2018
Jennifer Weingart / WVPE Public Radio


Early voters turned out in record numbers in Indiana ahead of Tuesday's midterms.

On Monday you’d have been hard pressed to find a parking spot anywhere near the County-City building in South Bend as people turned up to early vote. There was a line snaking across the lobby as people waited to cast their ballots.

One that did was Marques Bolden. “I think it’s important to vote," he said. "Being African-American history has proven that we had to fight to get the right to vote and that’s very important to me personally.”