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VOTING AND ELECTION INFORMATION

Absentee Voting
Voting Precincts and Polling Locations
Voter Registration Information
Voting at the Precinct
Election Data Request Form
Election Information and Results
Petition to Run for Office
Seeking Election to Public Office

 

May 2, 2017 – City General Election

April 3, 2017 Last day to register to vote in the State General Election
April 29, 2017
BY 2:00 PM
Deadline to submit an application to receive an absent voter ballot by mail
May 1, 2017
BY 2:00 PM
Deadline to obtain an absent voter ballot – ballots received on this day MUST be voted in person in the Clerk’s Office

This document is available to view in PDF format. General Election Results (unofficial)

ABSENTEE VOTING

ABSENTEE VOTER APPLICATION SUBMITTAL:

After filling out an absent voter ballot application, sign and date the application in the designated places. YOUR SIGNATURE MUST APPEAR ON THE APPLICATION OR YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE AN ABSENT VOTER BALLOT.

Deliver the application to the City Clerk’s Office by one of the following methods:

  1. Scan, save and email the application as a PDF file to the Clerk’s office: clerk@wyan.org 
  2. Mail the application to Clerk’s Office: Wyandotte City Clerk, 3200 Biddle Avenue, Suite 100, Wyandotte, Michigan 48192.
  3. Deliver the application personally to the office of the City Clerk or to an authorized assistant of the Clerk.
  4. A member of the immediate family of the voter including a father-in-law, mother-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandparent, or grandchild, OR a person residing in the voter's household may mail or deliver the application to the office of the City Clerk for the applicant.
  5. In the event an applicant cannot return the application in any of the above methods, the applicant may select any registered elector to return the application. The person returning the application must sign and return a Certificate of Authorized Registered Elector Returning Absentee Ballot Application on the back of the Absentee Ballot Application.

IF YOU WISH TO RECEIVE A BALLOT BY MAIL, THE DEADLINE TO RETURN AN ABSENTEE VOTER APPLICATION IS 2:00PM ON THE SATURDAY PRECEDING THE ELECTION. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN PERSON IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE UNTIL 4:00PM ON THE DAY BEFORE (MONDAY) ANY ELECTION. IF YOU RETURN YOUR APPLICATION AND ARE ELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN AN ABSENT VOTER BALLOT ON THIS DAY, YOU MUST VOTE YOUR BALLOT IN PERSON IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Ballots are usually available 6-8 weeks prior to each election. The clerk will issue Absentee Ballots to all who have a completed and signed Absentee Voter Application on file. upon receiving your completed and signed Absentee Voter Application AND once they are available. If your application was submitted via mail, fax, or email, your ballot will be mailed to you. If you drop off your completed and signed application in person, your ballot may be obtained at the Clerk’s Office IF they are available.

The Ballot envelope MUST BE SIGNED BY THE VOTER, where indicated, in order for the ballot to be counted.

VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION

You may register to vote at the City Clerk’s Office or a Secretary of State branch office. For more information on voter registration you may visit the Michigan Voter Information Center.

In order to register to vote you must:

  1. Complete and sign the voter registration form.
  2. Show proof of a valid State of Michigan Driver’s License or sanctioned identification from the State of Michigan.

Effective April 1, 2000, Michigan law requires that the same address be used for voter registration and driver license purposes. Therefore, if the residence address you provide when registering to vote differs from the address shown on your Michigan driver license or personal identification card, the Secretary of State will automatically update your driver license or personal identification card address. If an address change is made, the Secretary of State will mail you an address update sticker for your driver license or personal identification card.

VOTING PRECINCTS AND POLLING LOCATIONS

This document is available to view in PDF format. Voting Precinct Map

The City of Wyandotte has a total of 10 polling precincts. Please refer to your voter registration card to determine your polling location. You may only vote at the precinct listed on your voter registration card. Precinct polling locations are as follows:

PRECINCT NUMBER 1
The Salvation Army
1258 Biddle
PRECINCT NUMBER 6
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School
2609 Tenth Street
PRECINCT NUMBER 2
The Copeland Center
2306 Fourth Street
PRECINCT NUMBER 7
Lincoln School
1940 Ludington
PRECINCT NUMBER 3
Yack Arena
3131 Third Street
PRECINCT NUMBER 8
PRCU Hall
1430 Oak
PRECINCT NUMBER 4
VFW
633 Ford Avenue
PRECINCT NUMBER 9
PRCU Hall
1430 Oak
PRECINCT NUMBER 5
VFW
633 Ford Avenue
PRECINCT NUMBER 10
Lincoln School
1940 Ludington

VOTING AT THE PRECINCT

Michigan has a voter identification requirement at the polls. Voters are asked to present an acceptable photo ID such as a Michigan’s driver’s license or identification card. Please note that voters who do not have an acceptable form of ID or failed to bring it with them to the polls can still vote. They simply sign a brief affidavit stating that they are not in possession of a photo ID. Their ballots are included with all others and counted on Election Day.

The following types of photo ID are acceptable:

  • Michigan driver’s license or state-issued ID card
  • Driver’s license or personal identification card issued by another state
  • Federal or state government-issued photo identification
  • U.S. Passport
  • Military ID with photo
  • Student identification with photo from a high school or accredited institution of higher learning
  • Tribal identification card with photo

The ID does not need your address.

ELECTION INFORMATION AND RESULTS

This document is available to view in PDF format. Archived Results

May 2, 2017
November 8 2016
August 2, 2016
March 8, 2016
May 5, 2015
February 24, 2015
November 4, 2014
August 5, 2014
May 6, 2014
February 25, 2014a>
May 7, 2013
November 6, 2012
August 7, 2012
 February 28, 2012
 November 8, 2011
 May 3, 2011
November 2, 2010
August 3, 2010
November 3, 2009
May 5, 2009

 

Election information and results may be obtained by contacting the Clerk’s office via email or phone. There is no charge for election results. Please include your name, address and phone number when making this request. If you would like to request specific voter information, please read and complete the application below. Once complete, you may return to the Office of the City Clerk for processing. You must apply in writing in order for this request to be fulfilled.

ELECTION DATA REQUEST FORM

Elections for Wyandotte City Offices are held every 4th odd year in May.

School Board elections are held every 2nd even year in November.

PETITIONS TO RUN FOR OFFICE

The deadline to file petitions for city offices that will appear on the May 2, 2017 ballot has expired as of January 17, 2017.
This document is available to view in PDF format. Petitions to Run For Office

SEEKING ELECTION TO PUBLIC OFFICE

Candidate filing information, including petitions, affidavits of identity, and other information regarding filing for candidacies are available in the Clerk’s Office or by clicking on the following link: www.michigan.gov/sos/

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