Michigan residents have until Monday, July 8, to register [ http://michigan.gov/documents/MIVoterRegistration_97046_7.pdf?20130627111437 ] to vote in the August 6 election.
To register, applicants must be age 18 by Election Day and be U.S. citizens. Applicants must also be residents of Michigan and of the city or township in which they wish to register.
The polls will be open on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and 56 counties [ http://michigan.gov/documents/sos/Aug_6-13_Elec_Jurisdictions_423466_7.pdf?20130628134431 ] in the state will hold elections. Some may be primaries.
To find out if there is an election in your community or check your voter registration status, visit our Michigan Voter Information Center at michigan.gov/vote [ http://michigan.gov/vote ].
You can also view a sample ballot, find information on absentee voting, learn about Michigan’s voter ID requirement, access voting equipment instructions and find contact information for your local clerk. Additionally, you’ll find a map to your local polling place. A smart phone version is also available at the same website.