Election 2018: Where to vote, and what's on the ballot

Nov 6, 2018

Tuesday is election day in Michigan. Here's what you need to know to cast your vote.

Voting Hours

The polls are open across Michigan from 7:00am until 8:00pm. Anyone in line at 8:00pm at their polling location will be allowed to vote.

Where to Vote?

The State of Michigan's Voter Information Center can help you find your polling location, either by searching by name and birthdate, or by driver's license number. Find out where to vote here: https://webapps.sos.state.mi.us/MVIC/

What's on the Ballot?

The state allows you to view your ballot, before ever leaving your home, through the Michigan Voter Information Center. Simply enter your name and birthdate, or drivers license number, to see your sample ballot. This can be done at https://webapps.sos.state.mi.us/MVIC/

Do I need photo ID to vote?

You do not need a photo ID to cast a ballot in Michigan. If you don't have a photo ID, you will be asked to sign an affidavit affirming your identity. 

When are results expected?

National results could begin coming in as soon as 7:30pm. In Michigan, results are expected after 9:00pm. WCMU will have live coverage as the results come in, beginning at 8:00pm, both on-air and online at WCMU.org.