You are qualified to vote if:
The last day to register before an election occurs at 5 P.M. on the 30th day preceding the election. You do not have to re-register for each election unless you have moved and/or changed your name.
You can register at any of the following offices:
As soon as your local City or Township Clerk accepts the registration, you are officially registered to vote.
Polling Locations may change depending on the type of election. If you are unsure of your polling place, please contact your local City/Township office.
You can obtain an absentee Ballot from the City or Township Office where you are registered.
You may apply for an Absent Voter Ballot if any of the following conditions exist:
You can apply for an Absent Voter Ballot by:
* One or more of the above mentioned statutory conditions must be included to receive an Absent Voter ballot
The deadline to apply to receive an absent voter ballot by mail is 2 p.m. on the Saturday prior to the election. After this, you may vote an absent voter ballot in person at your local clerk's office up until 4 p.m. on the day before the election.
Note: NO ABSENT VOTER BALLOTS WILL BE SUPPLIED THROUGH A TELEPHONE REQUEST. THEY MUST BE REQUESTED IN WRITING!
The postcard application may be used to both register to vote and to apply for an absent voter ballot. The use of this application is restricted to:
County Administration Building
300 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2288
8:00am - 5:00pm