Information for Voters

Polls are open from 7am-8pm on election days.

In-Person Absent Voting Opportunities

Our South Washington Elections Unit is open to the public 40 days prior to the election. It has free parking and is located on CATA route #2, at 2500 South Washington, with the most convenient entrance in the back of the building. Walk-in absentee voting will also be available on the following dates and times:


Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wednesdays 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Saturday, August 1 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday August 2 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.


South Washington Office Complex Elections Unit

2500 S Washington Lansing, MI 48910

Phone: 517-483-4485

Fax: 517-483-4393 

Located in the rear building entrance; enter gates on the right side. The building, which formerly housed the National Guard headquarters, is south of Mt. Hope and next to Washington Park. Go to the back of the building through the gates on the right side.

Lansing City Hall is also available for early voting, but with more limited hours that South Washington.

 Located at 124 W. Michigan Avenue, 9th Floor, City Clerk’s Office is open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday starting on July 27. 

2020 Elections 

  • August 4, 2020 State Primary
  • November 3, 2020 Presidential Election / State General

Third Ward Precinct 28,30 and 31 Relocation Presentation

Am I registered to vote? Where do I go on election day?
You can use the Secretary of State's Voter Information Center to search for voters' information by name or driver's license number. Or look at this map to find your precinct number and polling location . For more information on registering to vote, check out the City Clerk's Register to Vote page. 

I'm not registered, or I need to change my information (address, name change, etc.). What do I do?  Go to this page to find out how to register or change your information. 

What will my ballot look like? Check out the Secretary of State's Michigan Voter Information Center to see a sample ballot. Be sure to select your correct County, City, and Precinct, and check back often to see if there are updates. The website also provides links to more information, including proposal and candidate websites and campaign finance information.

Who is running for office? You can check out the League of Women Voters' online tool, the Vote411 Voter Guide, to see who will be on your ballot in November. 

How can I find out about past election results? Check out either the Ingham County Clerk or Eaton County Clerk for election results!

You can also look through our FAQ page. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact the City Clerk's Office!