Learn About Voting and Candidates

Welcome to Michigan’s Children’s one-stop shop for voting information, information about child, youth, and family issues and outcomes in Michigan, and information about candidates.

Vote 411
Quick guide to Michigan voter eligibility requirements, and ID needed for voter registration and voting

Michigan Voter Information Center
Verify your voter registration, view your sample ballot, and check the status of your absentee ballot

Michigan Secretary of State Information for Voters
Additional information about absentee voting, election day tips, voting in the military, and Frequently Asked Questions including ones related to early voting, election day rules, and voting rights for individuals who have been incarcerated

Michigan League of Women Voters
Includes voting tips for college students and candidate guides for Michigan’s state and federal elections

In addition to the League of Women Voters candidate guides, some Michigan outlets have covered the gubernatorial candidates’ positions on issues in their own series of coverage. Other organizations have put together guides with specific information about issues:

Bridge Michigan 2018 Voter and Candidate Toolbox

MLive Michigan Beyond Series

Campaign for Afterschool Toolkit

Kids Count from the Michigan League for Public Policy