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A message from Stephen Colbert FOR THE 2020 ELECTION.

Voting has ended for the 2020 General Election

Find updated information for future elections on your state website.

Register to Vote

Check your registration here.

Deadline to register online / by mail:

You can register in-person up until Election Day.

You can register on Election Day at your city or township clerk’s office.

Request A Mail Ballot

USPS recommends that you request your ballot by October 20.

If you have not requested it by October 20, you may not receive it in time to cast your vote.

Click here to jump to your state’s options for voting early in person, or make a plan for Election Day!

All registered Michigan voters should automatically receive an absentee voting application in the mail.

If you request by mail, you will need postage.

Track your ballot status here.


Fill out your ballot carefully. Remember to sign the back of the envelope.

Hand deliver your ballot to your local clerk or a ballot drop box as soon as possible beginning September 24.

If you mail your ballot, USPS recommends doing so by October 27.

Check your envelope carefully, you may need postage.

If you are a first time voter who registered by mail or online, follow all directions carefully. You may need to include a copy of an ID with your ballot.

Vote in Person

Election Day is November 3

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