Voting Information for Washtenaw County

Voting Information for Washtenaw County

ELECTION DATES

November 5 election will be for special matters such as millages and charter amendments. The cities of Chelsea, Milan, and Saline will elect City Council members during regular elections on November 5, 2019. Click HERE for Washtenaw County website voting information.

The next series of elections for all other public offices will occur in 2020.

  • March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary in Michigan
  • August 3, 2020 Michigan state and local offices primary  
  • November 3, 2020 General Election

CANDIDATE FORUMS

Prior to elections, LWV-AAA candidate forums for Ann Arbor will be available on demand to view at the CTN Channel 19 website.

Go to LWV-AAA Calendar for schedule for forums.  

Important dates:
November 5, 2019 election will be for special matters such as millages and charter amendments. The cities of Chelsea, Milan, and Saline will elect City Council members during regular elections on November 5, 2019. Click HERE for Washtenaw County website voting information.

Questions you may be asking:

Am I registered to vote?

Check on the Michigan Secretary of State website

How do I register?


Use the State of Michigan Voter Registration Application. Return form by mail or in person to your local Clerk. OR you can visit any Secretary of State Office, County Clerk, City/ Village/ or Township clerk

How do I get an absentee ballot?


Due to the passage of the statewide ballot proposal 18-3, all eligible and registered voters in Michigan may now request an absent voter ballot without providing a reason.   You must fill out the absentee ballot application and return it to your City or Township Clerk by 5pm Friday before the election.    Contact your City/Village or Township Clerk if you have questions.

What's on my Ballot?


There are two sources of ballot information.

You must enter your information, then follow directions to see your registration status, your ballot, and candidate information.

What's Happening with the Citizens Redistricting Commission?


Please see the Secretary of State page for official information

 

 

Thinking of being a candidate?

Running for Public Office 101   Thinking about running for elected office? LWV-AAA and Sigma Delta Theta co-sponsored a seminar on the topic. Click on this LINK to go to the AADL video-on-demand and view this event.

The Michigan Secretary of State and Washtenaw County Clerk websites each have lots of information about this.

 

Or listen to a WEMU interview with a LWVAAA member who has run for office.

Rena Basch - LWVAAA member

On February 25, 2019, LWVAAA member and Ann Arbor Township Clerk Rena Basch shared some of her experiences running for local office and explained how to prepare and what to do to be a candidate. Listen HERE