Voter registration ends Monday

Potential voters take note: Monday is the last day to register to vote in Aug. 4 local elections.

To register, a person must be a citizen of the United Stats and at least 18 years old.

People can register at any Secretary of State’s office or at their city, township or county clerk’s office.

To learn whether your municipality is having an election, you can visit the website for the Michigan Secretary of State at

People can check that same website to learn their registration status. The website also will display sample ballots, and show people where their polling places are located.