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Don't Mail Your Ballot: Take it to the Drop Box in Person!

At this point, anyone who plans on voting by absentee ballot should drop off their ballot IN PERSON.

Do not put it in the mail at this point, as it may not arrive in time to be counted.

Via the Detroit Free Press:

Michigan residents voting absentee are now encouraged by the Michigan Secretary of State to drop off ballots at their local clerk’s office or drop box and not via mail.

Potential voters who are not registered yet can no longer register to vote by mail or online; the postmark deadline has passed. Instead, they will need to visit their local clerk’s office with proof of residency to fill out their voter application there.

You can apply for and fill out an absentee ballot during the same trip to the clerk's office. 

Registered voters can request an absentee ballot at their clerk’s office from now until Nov. 2. You must return it by 8 p.m. on Election Day (Nov. 3).

All registered voters who do not request an absentee ballot by Nov. 2, must vote in person at their local polling location.