The General Election is on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Polls are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. To find where you vote or to view a sample ballot, click here.
 
REGISTER TO VOTE
 
You can register to vote at the Clerk's officeCounty Clerk's officeSecretary of State branch office or onlineIf you are registering less than 15 days before an election, you must register to vote at the Township Clerk's office and provide proof of residency.
 
If you were previously registered in Michigan and have moved, you must register at your new address.
 
ABSENTEE BALLOTS
 
Your request for an absent voter ballot must be in writing and can be submitted to the Township Clerk. You must request an absent voter ballot by submitting the applicationlarge print application, letter, postcard, or pre-printed application form obtained from the Clerk's office. Requests may be returned by hand, via postal mail, fax, or e-mail, as long as a signature is visible. Please note that there is a new drive-up drop box located one driveway north of the main entrance to the Township Offices.
 
The last day an absentee ballot may be mailed to you is Friday, October 30. You may request an absentee ballot in person on Monday, November 2 until 4:00 pm. However, the ballot must be voted in the office. All absentee ballots must be returned by 8:00 pm on Election Day.
 
ELECTION RESULT ALERTS
 
Election results can be found here or you can receive a free text and/or e-mail service as they are reported on Election night. Anyone can sign-up online to receive alerts.
 
ELECTION SECURITY
 
Ottawa County Elections division created a website detailing the security of elections. The information details steps taken before Election Day, during Election Day and after Election Day. Some topics are absentee voting, ballots and election results.