Vote at Home
All registered voters in Michigan can now vote before Election Day using what’s called an absentee ballot. You don’t need an excuse or a reason. You can vote by absentee ballot through the mail, without leaving your home. You can also go to your city or township clerk’s office or drop box to return your absentee ballot.
Read more at the Michigan State Information Center: Vote at home/absentee voting.
Request an Absentee Ballot
Registered voters with a Michigan ID can request an absentee ballot online through our absentee voter request form before October 30.
You can also use this form to request an Absentee Ballot Application which is useful for those voters without a Michigan ID. Applications must be printed, signed, and returned to the Clerk’s Office. They can be mailed, scanned, faxed, dropped off at our office or one of our secure drop box locations.
Learn more and find additional links to absent ballot applications at the Michigan State website: Vote At Home.
Drop Box Locations for Lansing City Voters Only
Election Drop Boxes – Safe – Secure – No Postage Required – No Mail Delays–
15 Election Drop Box locations will be installed by Friday, Sept. 24
To find the one closest to you, click here to visit our interactive map
The City of Lansing will be Pre-Processing Absent Voter Ballot Envelopes
Monday, November 2, 2020 from 10 am until 8 pm
Clerk’s Election Unit – Ground Floor
2500 S Washington Ave Lansing, MI 48910
Section 765(6) of the Election Law, as amended by S.B. 757 of 2020 (signed into law in October 2020), for the November 2020 Election only, cities or townships with a population of at least 25,000 may pre-process absent voter ballot envelopes on the Monday before Election Day.
*If you have provided our office with an email address OR phone number, you will be receiving an email/text message about tracking your ballot through the mail. If you have not provided our office with a form of communication, you can click the link above and enter your voter information to view if your ballot was received.