Applications for Absentee Ballots will be available 75 days before an election.
Applications must be printed, signed, and returned to the Clerk's Office. They can be mailed, scanned, faxed, dropped off at our office or one of our secure drop box locations.
To be added to the Permanent Absentee Application List in order to automatically receive an Absentee APPLICATION, please call 517-483-4133.
Any Registered Voter may vote by Absentee Ballot
“I want to give Lansing residents every opportunity possible to cast their ballot,” said Chris Swope, Lansing City Clerk. “That’s why we’re pleased to offer in-person absentee voting for Lansing residents."
In-Person Absent Voting Opportunities
Our South Washington Elections Unit is open 30 days prior to any 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:
When (Starting 30 Days Prior to an Election)
Sunday (9 days prior to Election Day) noon - 4pm
Saturday (3 days prior to Election Day) 8am - 2pm
Monday (1 day before Election Day) 8am - 4pm
South Washington Office Complex
2500 S Washington
Lansing, MI 48910
Fax: 517-483-4393 Fax
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.