Voter Services

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We’re strengthening democracy through voter registration and voter education…and for the 2020 election cycle, we’ve hit the ground running:

Voter registration drives in the community:

  • High Schools for students 18 years of age (teachers + staff, too)
  • Naturalization ceremonies
  • Shelters for the homeless, such as COTS
  • University and community college campuses in Wayne County
  • Apartment complexes for people with limited mobility, seniors, and low income individuals
  • Community events
LWV Detroit Voter Registration Drive at Wayne County Community College

Voter education on candidates and elections:

  • Candidate Forums – Candidates running for state and local offices participate in a debate with the public invited.  For the latest information regarding the upcoming candidate forums, check out our About Us page/What’s Happening @ LWVDetroit blog.
  • Up-to-date website info on voter registration, voting rights, absentee ballots, and Michigan elections.
  • Link to VOTE411.org – access personalized voting info and explore your Voting Guide (find out what’s on your ballot), first-time voter checklist, election protection hotline, and so much more.
  • Informational brochures on candidates and elections-specific issues.
CitizenDetroit Candidate Forum in Partnership with LWV Detroit

Providing advocacy and election protection:

  • Advocating for legislation to enable local clerks to efficiently and effectively process the significant increase in absentee ballots and to have flexibility to accommodate changes.
  • Monitoring the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission from the selection process to drawing maps to ensure equity and fairness.
  • Provide the most up-to-date information on MI voter rights from the Michigan Secretary of State and Michigan Voting Know Your Rights Guide.

Partnering with non-partisan campaigns and organizations regarding voter rights:

WORKING 365 DAYS TO ADVANCE AND DEFEND YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE

The national, nonpartisan Election Protection Coalition was formed to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process. Made up of more than 100 local, state and national partners, Election Protection works year-round to advance and defend the right to vote.

Election Protection Hotline

Problems registering to vote? Have a question about your absentee ballot? Need some expert advice? No problem.

Call the Election Protection Hotline:
866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683).
Or click the ELECTION HOTLINE button below:

ELECTION HOTLINE