HOW DO I OBTAIN AN ABSENTEE BALLOT:

To obtain an absentee ballot you must submit a written request to the Clerk's Office for every election you want to vote by absentee.

Click here to obtain an absentee ballot.

Your signature must appear on the application for absent voter ballot. Only the requester may sign the application. Election law does not allow for anyone other that the registered voter to sign the application.

To receive the form for each election cycle automatically, contact the Elections Coordinator at: 248-651-4440 ext. 203.

QUALIFICATIONS TO REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT:

Due to the passage of the statewide ballot proposal 18-3 in November, all eligible and registered voters in Michigan may now request an absent voter ballot without providing a reason.

Check your voter registration at Michigan Voter Information Center Michigan.gov/Vote

STATUS OF MY BALLOT:

Check the status of your ballot here.

PHOTO ID REQUIREMENTS:

Voters who request an absent voter ballot in person are required to comply with the picture identification requirement. If a voter is not in possession of picture ID, they may sign an Affidavit of Voter not in Possession of Picture Identification form that is also used at the precincts on Election Day.

SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS:

Use of a Signature Stamp - Public Act 79 of 2014. Sec. 755a. "If an elector is unable to write, or sign his or her name on an election document because of a physical disability, the elector may execute the election document where a signature is required either by making his or her mark or by using a signature stamp." To read more on Public Act 79 click here.