Voting & Election Information

Voting & Election Information

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  1. see everything that will be on your ballot,
  2. compare candidates' positions side-by-side,
  3. print out a personalized ballot with your choices to take with you on Election Day.

Upcoming Election Dates:

Early voting: Thursday, September 24th
General Election: Tuesday, November 3rd
Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Request an absentee ballot no later than 5 p.m. the Friday before the Election.
Ballots must be received by the clerk no later than 8 p.m., Tuesday, November 3rd.
Visit to get Election Information and to learn about the candidates seeking your vote.



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To request your absentee ballot and to vote early, contact your clerk's office or fill out the Michigan Secretary of State's online absentee ballot application here.You must have a valid driver's license to send your application electronically. If you do not have a valid driver's license, then download the application and mail it to your clerk. We recommend you call your clerk and work with them to ensure your application is accepted before the deadline. 

Deadline to request an absentee ballot (FAQ from the MI SOS Office)

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The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, however, it is advised that voters submit their absentee ballot application much earlier than this date to avoid the potential for mailing delays.

Voters can request an absentee ballot be sent to them by mail by completing an absentee ballot application online at or downloading an absentee ballot application to complete and return to their local clerk’s office by email, mail, or in person.

Ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3rd.  


Registering to Vote (FAQ from the MI SOS Office)

Voters may register or update their voter registration online at from now through Oct. 19, 2020.
If a resident has not yet registered after this deadline has passed, they must register in person at their city or township clerk’s office. To do so, voters are required to provide documentation of identity and proof of no fewer than 30 days of residency in the city or township where they wish to register and vote prior to the general election.
For the Nov. 3 election, voters must provide a copy of these documents to their local clerk’s office in person, but can present the documents in electronic form. A complete list of accepted documents for voter registration is available online at