Updated: Oct 25
Are you ready for the November 8th general election? It's quickly approaching, and you may need answers to important questions. Maybe you need to know what you will see on your local ballot, how to register to vote, or whether you qualify to vote absentee. Your public libraries are here to help point you in the direction of reliable sources of information to answer those essential election-related questions. We all have busy lives, so let's get to it!
The Michigan 2022 Candidate Listing (Source: State of Michigan: Secretary of State): View a comprehensive candidate list with contact information and party affiliation. https://mielections.us/election/candlist/2022GEN_CANDLIST.html
The Michigan Voter Information page (Source: State of Michigan): Find out where to vote, how to register, and more. https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/
Elections and Voting FAQs (Source: State of Michigan: Secretary of State): Find answers to common voting-related questions. https://www.michigan.gov/sos/faqs/elections-and-campaign-finance/elections-and-voting
Voter Information and Registration Forms (Source: State of Michigan: Secretary of State): Access printable registration forms and more in multiple languages. https://www.michigan.gov/sos/elections/upcoming-election-information/voters
League of Women Voters of Michigan 2022 Election Guide: Read interviews of candidates running for office. https://lwvmi.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/LVW-Voter-Guide-2022-final.pdf
The Clinton Township Clerk - for those who are Clinton residents: Get in-person assistance with registering to vote. The office location is: 172 W Michigan Ave, Clinton, Michigan 49236, United States. Mailing address is: Clinton Township, PO Box G, Clinton, MI 49236. Phone: 1-517-456-6701.
The Michigan Election Law (Source: Michigan Legislature): Read the language of the laws governing our state's elections processes. http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?mcl-act-116-of-1954
Candidate Listings and Election Results (by county): Find out who ran for office and who won. https://www.michigan.gov/sos/elections/election-results-and-data/candidate-listings-and-election-results-by-county
Campaign Finance Disclosure (Source: State of Michigan: Secretary of State): Learn more about campaign financing, including sources of a candidate's campaign funding. https://www.michigan.gov/sos/elections/disclosure/cfr
Democracy MVP (Source: State of Michigan): Learn about being an election worker or inspector. https://www.michigan.gov/sos/resources/initiatives/democracy-mvp