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ABSENTEE BALLOTS AND EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING   REGISTER TO VOTE  ELECTION WORKER

Monica Burtt - Clerk            
Hannah Wright - Deputy Clerk

INFORMATION FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2024


Election Day Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Precinct Canvass of Early Votes for Lowell Township will take place at:
Lowell Township -2910 Alden Nash SE- Lowell, MI 49331 and start at 8:30 p.m.

VOTER INFORMATION BELOW:  
To VOTE in an election in Michigan, you must be:
  • a registered Michigan voter
  • at least 18 years old
  • Not currently serving a jail or prison sentence.
To obtain an absentee ballot complete the online application

VOTER INFORMATION FROM THE KENT COUNTY CLERK AND THE SECRETARY OF STATE:

Helpful information about all things voting can be found at accesskent.com and the Michigan Voter Information Center.

  • How do I register to vote?
  • Am I already registered?
  • Absentee ballots
  • Work at the Polls
  • Voting machine instructions
  • Election calendar
ABSENTEE BALLOTS (voting at home)
Once the request is received, your signature on the request will be checked against your voter registration record before a ballot is issued. You must be a registered voter to receive an absent voter ballot. Requests for absent voter ballots are processed immediately. Absent voter ballots may be issued to you at your home address or any address outside of your city or township of residence.

After receiving your absent voter ballot, you have until 8 p.m. on election day to complete the ballot and return it to the clerk's office.
Your ballot will not be counted unless your signature is on the return envelope and matches your signature on file.
Click here to learn more about voting at home (Absentee).

EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING
Early voting will be available beginning with the presidential primary in 2024 and every statewide and federal election thereafter.  
Click here to learn more about early in-person voting.

VOTER REGISTRATION

To register to vote, you must be all of the following:
  *   A U.S. citizen
  *   At least 17.5 years old to register, but 18 years old to vote
  *   A Michigan resident
  *   A resident of your city or township where you are applying to register to vote.

If you have a Michigan license or ID and are eligible to register to vote, you’ll be registered automatically when you turn 17.5 or if you complete a license or ID transaction after this age, unless you opt-out.

You are not required to re-register for each election unless you have moved or changed your name.
Click here to learn more about voter registration.

You may obtain a voter registration application at one of the following:
  *   Your local Secretary of State branch office
  *   Your local county, city, or township clerk's office
  *   Offices of several state agencies

Election Worker Application
Election workers are the Most Valuable Players of our democracy, ensuring free and fair elections for all. Election workers are paid for their service and trained before Election Day.  In order to serve as an election worker, you must be a registered voter of Michigan if you are 18 or older. You can also apply if you are a 16- or 17-year-old resident of Michigan. 

You cannot be a challenger, candidate, member of a candidate's immediate family, or a member of the local board of canvassers.
Anyone convicted of a felony or an election crime may not serve.