Michigan Secretary Of State Promotes Voter Registration
With key races coming on the November ballot across the country, September 23rd has been designated as National Voter Registration Day. Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson said many elections are very close, citing one Congressional election where there were only 18 votes between the winning and losing candidates.
Johnson said you can register to vote now if you’ll be 18 years old on the day of the election, November 4th. You can register at any Secretary of State branch or with your local city, township or village clerk. October 6th is the last day to register to vote for the November 4th election.On the state’s website, http://michigan.gov/vote you can check to see if you’re registered, request an absentee ballot or see a sample ballot for your precinct.