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
November 2, 2021 – City General Election
November 2, 2021 City General Election Information:
List of City Office Candidates
- Council Member At-Large (Two Positions)
- Second Ward Council Member
- Fourth Ward Council Member
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.
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
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
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.