Notice to Ex-Offenders

Michigan Compiled Law Section 168.758b

When Michigan residents are released from jail or prison after serving a sentence, their voting rights are automatically restored and they are free to participate in elections without restrictions. This includes individuals on parole or probation. It is recommended to re-register to vote.

Michigan residents confined in jail or prison who are awaiting arraignment or trial are eligible to vote.

Michigan residents incarcerated for a felony conviction, serving a sentence in jail or prison after conviction cannot vote during the period of confinement.