Registration and Transfer may be executed at the:
Department of Elections
2978 W. Grand Blvd.
Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Last day to register for the General Election
Tuesday, October 9, 2018.
For Additional Information Call (313) 876-0190
Begin accepting Absentee Voting (A.V.) requests
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Begin mailing Absentee Voting (A.V.) ballots
Drop off in person or mail absentee ballots at the Detroit Department of Elections and the City Clerk’s office:
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Detroit Department of Elections
2978 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit City Clerk’s Office
2 Woodward Ave.
Satellite Absentee Voting Information
As a registered voter, you may obtain an absentee voter ballot if you are:
Age 60 years of age or older
Unable to vote without assistance at the polls
Expecting to be out of town on Election Day
In jail awaiting arraignment or trial
Unable to attend the polls due to religious reasons
Appointed to work as an election inspector in a precinct outside of your precinct of residence
Notice of General Election
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
To the qualified electors of the City of Detroit, County of Wayne, State of Michigan
All Eligible Disabled Voters
Federal Public Law 98-435 requires that polling places be accessible to disabled voters.
If a polling location is not disabled accessible, this law allows the assignment of an alternate polling place. However, several polling places which were previously inaccessible are now accessible to disabled voters.
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Detroit Department of Elections will conduct a Public Accuracy Test
The Detroit Department of Elections will conduct a Public Accuracy Test on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. at 2978 W. Grand Blvd. The automatic tabulating equipment to be used for the compilation of ballots at the General Election on November 6, 2018 will be tested.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that the computer program used to record and count the votes cast at the election meet the requirement of law.