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Voting is a primary right and responsibility of American citizens. Often, however, many citizens find it confusing to understand how this fundamental American right functions on a practical level.

All Michigan counties, cities, villages and townships are connected to the state wide Qualified Voter File (QVF) database maintained through the Michigan Secretary of State's office. QVF is a master file list of voters currently registered to vote.

Who Can Vote?

To register to vote, you must be: A United States citizen At least 18 years of age (by election day) A resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote. Not confined in jail after being convicted and sentenced.

Where Can I Register To Vote?

You may register to vote through: Any Secretary of State's office at the time you renew or change your driver's license. Your local city or township hall Clerk's office. By completing the mail-in registration application form and mailing it to the local city or township hall Clerk's office. You may register to vote in person at any Michigan Secretary of State office or at the Hamburg Township Clerk's office. To apply for Absent Voter Ballots, contact the Clerk's Office directly.

November 8, 2016 - General Election


To view Election Information on various offices and filings, visit the Livingston County Clerk's Election Information web page.

  • SATURDAY, November 5, 2016- 9:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. - The Clerk's Office ONLY will be open at Hamburg Township Hall for the intake/processing of absent voter ballot applications.

Absent Voter Ballots

For an absent voter ballot, contact the Hamburg Township Clerk's Office at 810-231-1000 Ext. 207.

Registration Deadlines

Last Day to Register for the November 8, 2016 General Election is October 11, 2016 

Where's My Ballot? Where Do I Vote?

To View your Ballot listings online, including lists of candidates and any applicable ballot proposals for voters in your zip code area, go to the Michigan Voter Information Center Web Site.


The polling places for Precinct 3 and Precinct 6 have been permanently relocated: