How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Michigan

Michigan has open primaries

Michiganders do not declare a party when registering, but must request a Democratic ballot to vote for Bernie

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Primary On

March 10 (2020)

Michigan Primary: Tue, March 10

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in Michigan and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

Michigan Voter Information

Get Registered

Good news! Because Michigan has open primaries, you can vote for Bernie regardless of your registered party. If you want to vote for Bernie, get registered to vote!

Michigan does not have online registration, but you can fill out a registration form to print and mail in.

Get registered to vote now!

You must be registered by TBD.

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

You must request a Democratic primary ballot to vote for Bernie.

Polls open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm.

Id Requirement

Bring a photo ID if you have one!

All Michigan voters must provide a photo ID at the polls, or sign an affidavit attesting that they do not possess a photo ID.

Acceptable Photo IDs:

  • a valid driver’s license
  • a federal or state-issued photo ID
  • a U.S. passport
  • a military photo ID
  • a high school or college photo ID
  • or a tribal photo ID

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Michigan you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/Michigan4Sanders

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