Last Report: 10/26/2020
Source: Data provided by Michigan Secretary of State’s office

These Michigan data are compiled from a file of absentee ballot requests purchased from the Michigan Secretary of State’s office.

Returned and Accepted Mail Ballots

Ballots Returned: 2,116,263
Return Rate: 69%

Mail Ballots Returned and Accepted by Age

Age Returned Ballots Freq. Distribution Requested Ballots Return Rate
18 to 24 108,511 5.1 212,121 51.2
25 to 34 168,030 7.9 326,367 51.5
35 to 44 182,458 8.6 331,001 55.1
45 to 54 238,487 11.3 394,815 60.4
55 to 64 432,048 20.4 612,021 70.6
65 and up 986,729 46.6 1,190,882 82.9
TOTAL 2,116,263 100.0 3,067,207 69.0

Rejected Mail Ballots

Ballots Rejected: 1,473
Rejection Rate: 0.1%

Michigan election officials have rejected 1,473 mail ballots.

To calculate mail ballot rejection rates, I divide the number of rejected ballots by the number of accepted ballots plus the number of rejected ballots.

Requested Mail Ballots

Ballots Requested: 3,067,207
Request Rate: 39.1%