General Election November 3, 2020

Deadlines to Know:

  • Absentee Ballots are available in person (40 days prior to each election)
  • Ballots sent to you by mail: by 5 pm the Friday before Election Day
  • Obtain an Absentee Ballot at the Clerk's office: by 4 pm the day before Election Day
  • Register to Vote at the Clerk's office: by 8 pm Election Day with picture ID & proof of residency
  • Ballot must be returned to the City Clerk's office before 8 pm on Election Day
  • For further details, click here.

Clerk's Office Extended Hours for Election Needs: 

  • Evening hours until 7 pm - Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  • Evening hours until 7 pm - Monday, October 26, 2020
  • Evening hours until 7 pm - Thursday, October 29, 2020
  • Saturday, October 31, 2020 8 am –  4 pm (Saturday before Election Day)

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Nov. 2018 Prop. 3 - The passage of "Promote the Vote" brings changes to Election Laws in 2019.
The following changes are now part of the Michigan Constitution: 

Protecting the right to vote a secret ballot, providing voters the option to vote a straight party ballot, allowing citizens to register to vote by mail until 15 days before an election, registering to vote in person with the Clerk's Office until 8:00 pm on Election night and allowing for all registered voters to vote absentee without needing to provide a reason. 


Election Notices 

  • Notice of Absentee Ballot Pre-Processing November 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Notice of Registration for the Election Information *
  • Notice of Election  Information *
  • Notice of Voting Public Accuracy Test *

    *This link will become active 75 days prior to the next election