VOTER INFORMATION FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE: Helpful information about voting and voter registration can be found at Michigan Secretary of State Voter Information Center.
· How do I register to vote?
· Am I already registered?
· Find your clerk
· Absentee ballots
· Work at the Polls
· Voting machine instructions
· Election calendar
· Map to your polling location
Absentee Ballots are available to registered voters if:
· You are 60 years of age or older
· You expect to be absent from the community the entire time
the polls are open on election day
· You are physically unable to attend the polls without assistance
· You cannot attend the polls because of religious beliefs
· You have been appointed a precinct inspector in a precinct
other than where you reside
· You are confined to jail awaiting arraignment or trial
Remember, if you registered by mail, you are not eligible
for an absentee ballot for your first election.
If you would like to be placed on our Permanent Absentee
Ballot List, please call the Clerk's office. If you are on this list,
you will be sent an application for ballot for each government election.
You are eligible to vote if you are:
A citizen of the United States
At least 18 years old on or before the next election
A resident of Michigan
Registered 30 days prior to the next election
You are not required to re-register for each election
unless you have moved or changed your name.
You can register to vote at any:
Secretary of State Branch Office
County Clerk's Office
Lowell Charter Township Clerk's Office
Assistant clerk for voter registration at specified government agencies
By mail (Important reminder if you register by mail - you must vote
for your first election)
You can verify your voter registration by calling the Clerk.
If you would like additional information or have questions or suggestions,
please stop at the Clerk's office or call 616-897-7600.