Rashida TlaibU.S. Rep. 13th District of MI
Rashida Tlaib (D) is a former state representative. She was the first Muslim woman elected to the state’s legislature. She is running unopposed and is set to become the first Muslim woman in Congress.
Rashida has served as a state representative for six year. She has authored laws to protect homeowners from fraudulent mortgage bankers, forced the Koch brothers to remove pollutants from Detroit’s riverfront, and secured millions of dollars in funding for before and after-school programs, lead abatement, free health clinics, and more.
Rashida wants to restore the Voting Rights Act, stop water and utility shut-offs, and work to make public colleges, universities, and trade schools tuition free for working families. She will also work to increase funding for public schools and regulate charter schools and to end the use of racial profiling by law enforcement. Rashida is passionate about fighting for immigrants and will work to overturn the Muslim Ban, protect DREAMer, and abolish ICE.
Other Important Dates
- October 9 Voter Registration Deadline
- November 3 Absentee Ballot Request Deadline
- Early Voting
- Important Dates
- Election Day
NOTE: You 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.
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.
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