Be A Voter!
A Nonpartisan Resource for Election Information
REGISTRATION, MAIL-IN, AND EARLY VOTING
City Clerk Drop Box Locations: (Kalamazoo city voters can submit completed absent ballot here, or at City Clerk’s office, instead of mailing.)
UPCOMING ELECTION DATES
- August 2, 2022
- November 8, 2022
Voting Rights Information – for MI residents with a felony record.
ELECTION INTEGRITY AND GENERAL ELECTION RESOURCES
- Annenberg Political Fact Check – Designed to help voters by “monitoring the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.” Updated even when it is not election season. Includes information of special interest groups behind television ads.
- Center for Public Integrity – A well documented investigative journalism organization and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2014 & 2017.
- Michigan Votes – Access to concise and objective descriptions of every bill, amendment, and vote that takes place in the Michigan legislature. Hosted by Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
- Newsguard – Browser extension that provides an easy way to evaluate websites. “Green-Red ratings compiled by a team of trained journalists signal if a website is trying to get it right, has a hidden agenda, or knowingly publishes falsehoods or propaganda.”
- Politifact – A fact-checking website founded by editors of Time Magazine and in conjunction with Congressional Quarterly.