All registered Michigan voters in August 4, 2020, and November 3, 2020, elections to receive mail-in ballot applications automatically

On May 19, 2020, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D) announced that all registered voters in the August 2, 2020, primary and November 3, 2020, general election would receive mail-in ballot applications automatically.

Michigan one of 12 states that have opted to deliver absentee/mail-in ballot applications automatically to all voters in advance of certain elections. It is also one of three states that have expanded absentee/mail-in ballot policies for both upcoming statewide primaries and the November general election. The other two are California and Connecticut.