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Voter Guide Information - Genesee County

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Voter Information

Vote411.org

Find the facts about voting in your state at Vote411.org. Before an election, you can:

- Find your polling place
- Know what you need to Vote
- Check your Voter Registration
- Get information on Absentee Voting
- Learn about Overseas & Military Voting
- Review Local Voter Guides

VOTE411.org is your one-stop source for election information. Every candidate for public office is invited to participate in this non-partisan site.

Learn how to use the Vote411 interactive voter guide with the following tutorial

Not sure what you need to be able to vote? Review the LWV Flint Area Voter Preparation Guide

Voter Guides

In the interest of educating and informing voters in the Flint and Genesee County Area the LWVFA publishes a LWVFA Online Voter Guide for each election cycle, covering Genesee County. Click on the The Citizens Guide from the left menu bar for more information.

  • On the left side of the screen, enter your address in the box. Click ENTER
  • Under On Your Ballot, click on the green button "Get personalized information on candidates and issues"
  • A map appears which shows the address you entered. Click SHOW DISTRICTS button
  • Click CONFIRM DISTRICTS button at the bottom of the screen.
  • If prompted, Select English and click CONTINUE (Although Spanish is listed, English is the only option available in Michigan at this time)
  • If prompted, select a party from the drop-down box OR select SHOW ALL from the drop down box to compare all candidates.
  • If there are multiple races in this election cycle, you will be able to navigate between races in the top section of the screen. Once you are satisfied with your candidate selection(s) for a race, you can put a checkmark in the box corresponding to their name.
  • You will be guided through each race applicable to your address.
  • Once all races have been reviewed, you can select "ALL DONE" or "FINISH" at the top. You will be given the option of emailing or texting your selections so that you can take them with you to the polls on election day.

2016 Genesee County General Election Voter Guide in PDF

Candidates and their views are neither supported or opposed by the League of Women Voters. Our goal is to share information in a civil, non-confrontational format so the voters can learn more about their choices at the polls.