Voting And Elections
UPCOMING GENERAL ELECTION TUESDAY, November 6, 2018:
The last day to register to vote for the November 6th election was October 9, 2018.
If you are already registered, you can still arrange for an absent voter ballot. For an absent voter ballot, contact the Hamburg Township Clerk's Office at 810-231-1000 Ext. 270.
List of Offices To Be Elected and Ballot Proposals : See Livingston County Election Information by clicking here.
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Hamburg Township Clerk's Office open for absent voter ballots for the Election .
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.
Absent Voter Ballots
For an absent voter ballot, contact the Hamburg Township Clerk's Office at 810-231-1000 Ext. 270.
- The last day to register before an election is on the 30th day preceding the election.
- It is not necessary to re-register for each election unless you have moved and/or changed your name.
- You may register to vote at any Secretary of State Branch Office, the Livingston County Clerk’s Office, or a city or township clerk’s office.
- Effective March 28, 2013, a person registering to vote at a branch office or at a clerk’s office will be required to show acceptable photo ID proving identity or sign an affidavit to that effect.
- Your voter registration will not be valid until accepted by the local city or township clerk’s office. Please contact your city or township clerk if you do not receive a voter identification card in the mail within 2 weeks after registering.
- Michigan election law requires that the same address be used for voter registration and driver’s license purposes.
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.
POLLING PLACE RELOCATIONS FOR PRECINCTS 3 AND 6
The polling places for Precinct 3 and Precinct 6 have been permanently relocated:
Updated October 17, 2018