MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
***** 168.509t THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 13, 2019: See 168.509t.amended *****
168.509t Person considered registered voter; persons required to vote in person; exceptions; prosecution not precluded in state.
(1) Notwithstanding another provision of law to the contrary, a person who is a qualified elector in this state and who registers to vote in a manner consistent with the national voter registration act of 1993 is considered a registered voter under this act.
(2) A person who registers to vote in a jurisdiction in this state by mail shall vote in person and shall provide identification as required under section 303(b) of the help America vote act of 2002, 42 USC 15483, if that person has not previously voted in person in this state. This subsection does not apply to any of the following registered voters:
(a) A person entitled to vote by absentee ballot under the uniformed and overseas citizens absentee voting act.
(b) A person who has a disability as defined in section 103 of the persons with disabilities civil rights act, 1976 PA 220, MCL 37.1103, or, for purposes of voting in person only, a person who is 60 years of age or older.
(c) A person who is entitled to vote other than in person under any other federal law.
(3) This section does not preclude this state from prosecuting a violation of this act that is also a violation of a federal election or voting rights law.
History: Add. 1994, Act 441, Imd. Eff. Jan. 10, 1995
Am. 1998, Act 21, Imd. Eff. Mar. 12, 1998
Am. 2004, Act 92, Imd. Eff. Apr. 26, 2004
Popular Name: Election Code
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