Township Clerk

Voting And Elections

Voting And Elections    

Election Results - Link to County here

Absent Voter Ballots for the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election were mailed out on  Thursday, September 24, 2020.   
New AV Envelope Design 5                                                                                    

Absentee ballots MUST be received by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 3, 2020 in order to be counted.

All information for candidates and proposals can be found by following this link.


To the qualified electors of the Township of Hamburg, Livingston County, State of Michigan:  Notice is hereby given that a Public Accuracy Test for the electronic vote tabulating equipment that will be used for the November 3, 2020 Election is scheduled for Monday, October 12, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hamburg Township Office, located at 10405 Merrill Road, Hamburg, Michigan.  The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that the computer programming used to tabulate the votes cast at the election meets the requirements of Michigan election law. 

-Michael Dolan, Hamburg Township Clerk
(810) 231-1000 Ext. 206

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

Voters wishing to receive an absentee ballot in the mail must submit a completed application
to the Clerk by 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 30, 2020.   Absent Voter Ballot Application
Please be sure to include your printed name and address on the top of the application.

By law, absentee ballots are NOT forwardable.  Please include a temporary address on your application if you are out of town and need your ballot mailed to an address other than your residence.

  • The Clerk's office will be open on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for those wishing to obtain an absentee ballot. 
  • Voters may also vote a ballot in our office on Monday, November 2, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
  • Ballots may not leave the clerk's office after 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2020. 
  • Ballots may be spoiled and reissued by mail up until 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 30, 2020. Ballots may be spoiled in person up until 10 a.m., Monday, November 2, 2020.
To receive a ballot in person, voters must sign the application and provide photo identification. Acceptable forms of identification include: Driver's license or personal ID card issued by another state, Federal or state government issued photo ID, US Passport or Passport card, Military ID card with photo, Student ID with photo from high school or accredited institution of higher education or Tribal ID card with photo.

Those who do not have acceptable picture ID can vote by signing an affidavit. 

Residency verification documents, must include voter's name and address and includes: Driver's License or personal ID card, current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check or other government document.

Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center for the following:
  • View your sample ballot
  • Find out if you are registred to vote
  • Find your voting location
  • Track your absentee ballot
Visit for more information.
For downloadable PDF,
click here.


Absentee ballots MUST be received by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 3, 2020 in order to be counted.

Ballots which are delivered in person must be signed and sealed and can be:

  • Delivered to Clerk staff 
  • Placed in Outside Drop Box (corner of sidewalk)
  • Placed in Inside Drop Box (located in lobby)
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Track your ballot here:
(Michigan Voter Information Center)

 Office Hours and Absent Voter Ballots: 

Office Hours:  The Hamburg Township Clerk’s Office regular business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  We will be closed Monday, September 7, 2020 for Labor Day.

Absent Voter Ballots:  Every Michigan voter now has the right to vote by absentee ballot and no reason is required, however, an application must still be submitted prior to receiving your absentee ballot. For an absent voter ballot application, contact the Hamburg Township Clerk’s Office at 810.231.1000 ext. 270 or 

Permanent Absent Voter Application List:  If you wish to be placed on a permanent absent voter list to receive an application for EACH future election please complete the Permanent Absent Voter Application List Request form and submit to the Township Clerk's Office.  You will still have the option to vote at the polls by not returning your application for an absent voter ballot.

New Absent Voter Ballot Envelope Design:   The absent voter ballot envelopes have been redesigned. The outer envelope will be white with a blue sidebar and the return envelope will be white with a green sidebar.

                         New Absentee Ballot Envelope         New AV Inner Envelope Green

To view your ballot online, go to the Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC) at:  

Hamburg Township Candidate Information:

Candidate filing packets are currently available for those wishing to seek a Hamburg Township Board or Hamburg Township Library Board position. Please contact the clerk's office to arrange packet pickup by calling (810) 231-1000 x 270 or  emailing

       Please click on the following links for filing information:

                 Hamburg Township Board Candidate Filing Requirements       

                 Write-In Declaration of Intent Form

                 Hamburg Township Library Board Candidate Filing Requirements

                 Affidavit of Identity and Receipt of Filing

 Voting Precinct Locations                  Voting Precinct Map

Have you ever considered participating in the Electoral Process as a Poll Worker?

Inspector Flyer

Election Inspector Flyer(shown above) - Downloadable PDF

Election Inspector Application - Downloadable PDF

Forms and Information: 

Absentee Voting
Election Inspector Information
Election Inspector Application

Election Results
Michigan Election Law
Military and Overseas Voter
Precinct Delegate
Precinct Map
Precinct/Polling Locations

Voter Registration

Updated November 13, 2020 MK

Township Clerk