What do I need to do in order to vote? Where do I vote?
General voting questions: Vote411
Find the facts about voting in your state at Vote411.org
. Before an election, find your polling place
Overseas & Military Voting
Polling Place Locater
Local Voter Guides
Not sure what you need to be able to vote? Review the LWV Flint Area Voter Preparation Guide
In the interest of educating and informing voters in the Flint and Genesee County Area the LWVFA publishes a LWVFA Online Voter Guide for each election cycle, covering Genesee County. Click on the The Citizens Guide from the left menu bar for more information.
2012 General Election Voter Guide is now available on VOTE411. If you follow the directions below, you can customize the Vote411 App to show only those races and proposals that you will be voting on.
The League of Women Voters-Flint Area has also made available a downloadable PDF of the 2012 General Election Voter Guide
- On the left side of the screen, enter your address in the box. Click ENTER
- Under On Your Ballot, click on the green button "Get personalized information on candidates and issues"
- A map appears which shows the address you entered. Click CONTINUE
- Select English and click CONTINUE (Although Spanish is listed, English is the only option available in Michigan at this time)
- The first race you see, should be President of the United States. If you scroll down to the "Comparison" section, you can select candidates from the drop down box (two at a time) to read and compare their responses to the questions posed to them by the League.
- Once you are satisfied with your candidate selection(s) for a race, you can put a checkmark in the box corresponding to their name. Then click the Next button at the top of the screen.
- You will be guided through each race applicable to your address.
- Once all races have been reviewed, you are given the option of printing your selections to take with you to the polls on election day.
, which includes races and ballot proposals from the State Representative level down to the local township level, as well as state, county and local ballot proposals.
Need help understanding the state-wide ballot proposals? The League has prepared a guide to help you understand what each ballot proposal means. Pros and Cons for the State of Michigan Ballot Proposals