VOTING AND ELECTION INFORMATION
May 2, 2017 – City General Election
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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
The ID does not need your address.
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
The deadline to file petitions for city offices that will appear
on the May 2, 2017 ballot has expired as of January 17, 2017.
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: