Lansing, Michigan Voter Center

Voter Registration

Registering is the first step to voting. You can check your registration status, update your registration, or register for the first time using the resources below.

How to Register to Vote

*You must have a valid Michigan Driver’s License or State ID in order to register online. Please click Register by Mail if you do not have a valid Michigan Driver’s License or State ID.

Who Can Register to Vote

To be eligible to register to vote you must be:

  • A United States citizen
  • A Michigan resident and a resident of the City of Lansing for at least 30 days
  • At least 18 years of age before or on election day
  • Not currently serving a sentence in jail or prison

Pre-registration

You may pre-register to vote if you are 17.5 years old, and meet all of the other eligibility requirements to vote. If you pre-register to vote, you will automatically be registered to vote on your 18th birthday.

For more information on eligibility and registration, view our FAQ.

I’ve moved. Do I have to update my registration?

If you have moved, you must re-register to vote. The process to re-register is the same as the process to register to vote. You can re-register online or re-register by mail.

Registration Locations

You can register to vote in person at any of the following places:

Lansing City Clerk’s Office Location

9th Floor of City Hall
124 W Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: 517-483-4133
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

City Clerk’s Election Unit – Open 40 Days Before Each Election
2500 S Washington Ave
Ground Floor – Rear Entrance
Lansing, MI  48910
Hours: MTuThF – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Wednesdays 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Alfreda Schmidt Southside Community Center

5825 Wise Road

October 19 – Nov. 3
Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm

Ingham County Clerk’s Office Locations

Veterans Memorial Courthouse
313 W Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, MI 48933

Ingham County Courthouse
341 S Jefferson Avenue
Mason, MI 48854

Any Secretary of State Office

Local offices are located at:
Capital Area Super Center
3315 E Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933

Lansing Area Plus Office
5827 W Saginaw Street
Lansing, MI 48933

Mason Office
806 Hogsback Road
Mason, MI 48854

Other Locations

In addition, specified agencies providing services through the Department of Human Services, the Department of Community Health, and the Department of Career Development offer voter registration services to their clients.