Rashida TlaibU.S. Rep. 13th District of MI
Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D) is running for re-election on a progressive platform to represent Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. She has a long history of advocating for Medicare-for-all, raising the minimum wage, protecting unions, and fighting for clean air and drinking water.
In her first year in Congress, Rep. Tlaib successfully:
- Opened 4 neighborhood service centers to address constituent needs. Rep. Tlaib is Michigan’s only legislator with a fully staffed service center of this kind to provide direct advocacy and services to residents, such as free tax preparation, assistance paying utility bills, getting unemployment benefits, and finding immigration services.
- Secured $22 billion in funds for full lead pipe replacement to deliver clean drinking to residents in her district.
- Helped residents cancel more than $260,000 in student debt.
- Introduced legislation to prevent insurance companies from discriminating against low-income individuals, non-homeowners and others who otherwise have good driving records.
- Introduced legislation to prohibit water shutoffs and ensure water affordability for low-income households during the coronavirus pandemic.
This election season, vote Rashida Tlaib to represent Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. The district includes the western half of Detroit and parts of its western suburbs, and much of the Downriver area. You must be a registered voter to participate in this election. Register to vote today or check your registration status below.
Vote early to avoid lines and wait times at the polls. You can cast your ballot safely and securely by voting by mail as soon as possible. Any voter can request an absentee ballot without an excuse. The state has already mailed absentee-ballot applications to all voters, but you can also apply here.
Election day polling locations will open on November 3 from 7 AM to 8 PM. Remember to bring an acceptable photo ID to the polls, although you can also sign an affidavit attesting to your identity. Find your nearest polling place by visiting the Michigan Voter Information Center.
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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.