How to vote from your hospital bed
PATIENT VOTING TEAM
EMILY AGER, MD
Emergency Medicine Resident Physician
MCLS § 168.759b
If a voter becomes physically disabled or is absent from the polling location due to sickness or death in the family after the absentee request deadline, the voter can request an absentee ballot up until 4 p.m. on Election Day.
Make sure to check if your state requires a Voter ID. You can find a list of accepted identifications for Michigan HERE. For Spanish click HERE. You can also get your Voter ID questions answered through this link: https://www.messenger.com/t/VoteRiders. If you are requesting a mail in ballot and your state requires you to send a copy of your voter ID but do not have access to a printer, you can send a picture to VoterID@voteriders.org and we will mail you two hard copies. For up-to-date information and help with voter ID you can also call/text VoteRiders: 844-338-8743 or visit voteriders.org. HERE is our link to our digital cards for all 50 states.
IMPACT OF COVID-19
Here is how COVID-19 is affecting Patient Voting in this state:
Michigan is a no-excuse absentee voting state, so any registered voter may vote by absentee ballot in order to cast a vote without being physically present at a polling location. More information on this process can be found here.