How do I register to vote?

You must be registered to vote before participating in any election.

The Michigan Votes Voter Information Center can verify your registration status and provide tools for the registration process.

To check if you are already registered or to complete a new registration form, go to:  www.michigan.gov/vote

When and where do I go to vote?

The polls are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm on Election Day.  If you are unsure of your precinct or voter registration status, visit www.michigan.gov/vote or  click here to view a precinct map. If you need additional information, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 329-7121.

What is on the ballot?

To see a sample of your ballot, go to: www.michigan.gov/vote

What if I am not able to make it to the polls on Election day?

There are several options to request and receive your ballot before election day:

  • Absentee Voting: Absentee voters can request a ballot be mailed to them up to 5:00pm the Friday before the election.
  • Absentee Voting: Absentee voters can request a ballot in person up to 4:00pm the Monday before the election. If you request the ballot the day before the election, you must vote the ballot in the Clerk’s office.

Absent Voter Ballot Application

What if I make a mistake on my Absent Voter ballot?

If you make a mistake on your ballot, you can return the ballot to the Clerk’s office and submit a written request for another.

What if I already turned in my Absent Voter Ballot but changed by mind?

If you change your mind, BEFORE election day, you can request in writing your original ballot be ‘SPOILED’ and receive another. The original ballot is not counted.

I am a United States Service member, family of a United States Service member or a United States citizen but live overseas. How can I vote?

Voting assistance for Service Members, their families and overseas civilians can be found here: www.FVAP.gov

The City Clerk’s Office will be open at designated times on the Saturday and/or Sunday before each election, for absentee voting.

Absentee voters can obtain a ballot, to be voted at the City Clerk’s Office, until 4:00 pm on the Monday, before the election.