Lansing, Michigan Voter Center

Voting Information

Use this page to learn about upcoming elections. There are three ways you can vote in the upcoming elections: vote at home, vote early, or vote in person.

City of Lansing 2021 Election Dates

August 3, 2021 – City Primary

November 2, 2021 – City General Election

August 3, 2021 City Primary Election Information:

List of City Office Candidates

City of Lansing Essential Services Millage Restoration Proposal

Vote at Home

Registered voters with a Michigan ID can request an absentee ballot online using the absentee voter request form.

Registered voters can also print, complete, and sign an absentee ballot application and return it to the clerk’s office by mail, email, fax, drop box, or in person.

Click here to be added to the Automatic Absentee Application List in order to automatically receive an absentee application for every election.

Learn more about voting at home by visiting the Michigan Voter Information Center.

Vote Early

Starting 40 days before each election, we have two locations available for in person, absentee voting opportunities.

South Washington Elections Unit

2500 South Washington, Back Entrance
Lansing, MI 48910
Phone: 517-483-4485

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm & Wednesdays until 7pm

Our South Washington Elections Unit has free parking and is located on CATA route #2, with the most convenient entrance in the back of the building.

Short Video On How to Get to the Elections Unit Office

Lansing City Hall

124 W. Michigan Ave., 9th Floor
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: 517-483-4131

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Vote on Election Day

Please visit our FAQs to learn more about what to expect on Election Day. If you’re already registered, you can use the Michigan Voter Information Center to look up your polling place.

Drop Box Locations for Lansing City Voters Only

Election Drop Boxes – Safe – Secure – No Postage Required – No Mail Delays

You can return your absentee ballot to one of our secure, 24-hour drop boxes up until 8pm on Election Day.

Click here to find an election drop box near you.