We endorse

Gretchen Whitmer and Garlin Gilchrist

Governor and Lt. Governor for Michigan

These Color Of Change PAC-endorsed candidates are committed to making life better for all residents of Michigan. 

Gretchen Whitmer, Candidate for Governor AND Garlin Gilchrist, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor

  • Whitmer and Gilchrist support expanding healthcare coverage and lowering costs, defending reproductive rights, and “Ban the Box,” which will prevent employers from discriminating against formerly incarcerated people. Whitmer and Gilchrist also support marijuana legalization. 
  • Whitmer and Gilchrist are committed to speeding up the replacement of lead service lines across the state so that Flint, and other communities in Michigan, have access to clean drinking water.

Dana Nessel, Candidate for Attorney General

  • Dana Nessel is running on a progressive platform. She supports marijuana legalization and regulation. She is against civil asset forfeiture without conviction, and she wants to stop police officers who have committed misconduct from finding new jobs in law enforcement.
  • Nessel is committed to defending workers’ rights, protecting members of the LGBTQ community, and resisting Trump.

Jocelyn Benson, Candidate for Secretary of State

  • Jocelyn Benson supports expanding voting rights so that any voter can vote early or by absentee ballot without having to provide a reason.
  • Benson is committed to a “30 minute guarantee” that would make the wait time for important bureaucratic processes (renewing driver’s licenses, register a vehicle, cast a vote) a half hour or less.


When to Vote

Election Day

Tuesday, November 6th 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Other Important Dates

October 9
Voter Registration Deadline
November 3
Absentee Ballot Request Deadline
Get Involved

Ways You Can Participate

Color Of Change PAC is dedicated to increasing Black voter participation to build a powerful Black voting block. We want to make sure that every eligible, Black voter is registered and their vote is accounted for on EVERY election day. Our goal is to ensure that we’re not leaving a single vote behind.

How to Vote

Get Registered

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Register by Mail or In Person

NOTEYou must register to vote in MI at least 30 days before the next election.


In Michigan, you can register to vote by mail and in person by submitting a completed State of Michigan Voter Registration Application (Form ED-121) to your city or township clerk.

You can also process voter registration at your local MI SOS branch office when you apply for a driver’s license/ID card, or update your address.

Once your form has been processed, your city or township clerk will issue you a MI voter identification card.

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On Election Day

When you visit the polling booths to vote on election day, you will need to provide identification, such as your:

  • Driver’s license or ID card
  • U.S. passport
  • Military ID card
  • Student identification
  • Tribal ID card

NOTE: If you’re unable to provide acceptable photo identification, you can vote by signing an affidavit.