Voting Information

 

This page provides links and information that will help you navigate the world of voting.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at LWVFlintArea@gmail.com.

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MI Voter Information Center (MVIC)

The Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC), is a one-stop site to check and verify just about every voter practice necessary for individuals: voter registration, absentee ballot application and tracking, finding your voting precinct, and seeing what will be on your ballot.

You can also find information about becoming an Election Inspector. It is imperative that we have well-trained citizens working our voting precincts and processing ballots to ensure every citizen's voice is heard on Election Day!

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MI Election Laws & Influence

This recorded PowerPoint provides an overview of laws related to voting, how they influence voting and the importance of your vote.

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The Electoral College

This video provides information on why the Electoral College exists, its influence, how states use it for power, and how, sometimes, a candidate can win the popular vote but still not receive enough Electoral Votes to win the Presidency.

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Voting in Michigan - Info

Comprehensive information on Voting in Michigan. From registering to vote, obtaining an Absentee Ballot, voter ID law, and more.

READY TO VOTE
PowerPoint Presentation

This recorded PowerPoint presentation is designed to help you learn more about getting registered to vote, the importance of a state-issued identification, get you prepared to vote, and remind you of voting rights that every voter has. 

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History of Voting

from Rock the Vote

This 3-minute video (from 2012) gives you perspective on historical challenges to voting and why YOUR vote is important. 

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LWV FA 
Voting Primer

Click on the image to open our Voting Primer - which you can print. It provides the basics on the most common concerns relative to voting. Enjoy, learn, & share.

LWV Online Voter Guide: Vote411

The LWV online voter guide is a great resource to get personalized information.

 

When you enter your address, the system will take you to see your ballot (where we have an active League) and see responses from candidates. Candidates are asked to share biographical information, campaign information, and respond to questions that we feel will help you make an informed decision on your ballot.

 

You can also verify your registration status, precinct location and number, and more.  

This site is active in the 30 days prior to an upcoming election.

Any questions can be directed to the LWV at LWVFlintArea@gmail.com

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Historical Perspectives

of Voting Rights in the US

This video gives you an overview of those who had original privileges and the many different populations who had to fight for voting rights that should have been guaranteed as rights associated with citizenship.

Promote the VOTE MI
(Coalition of Advocates)

Promote the Vote is a coalition of organizations and individuals committed to increasing the power of the people in our democracy - making voting accessible, districts fair, voices are heard...