Services Include

Election Calendar

November 7, 2017 General Election


 Official Candidate and Proposal List

Voter Registration Information


Last Day to Register to Vote October 10, 2017

Persons registering to vote in person must show acceptable photo id or sign an affidavit.

If you choose to register to vote by mail, you may be required to vote in person for your first election. If you are a college student and you will be going away to college, consider registering to vote in person at City Hall or at any Secretary of State Branch Office.
   
Am I Registered to Vote? Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center. Here you can verify that you are registered to vote, find your polling location, see a sample of your precinct ballot, find information on the voting equipment used in your precinct, and other helpful information.
   

Absent Voter Ballot information


Absent Voter Ballot Mailings Begin September 23, 2017 (approximate date)

 Absentee Voter Ballot Application (will be posted here when available)

Once AV ballot mailings begin, your ballot will be mailed within 24 hours after receipt of your application.

City of Northville registered voters return their Absent Voter application to the Office of the City Clerk, 215 W. Main Street, Northville, 48167 or by fax to 248-349-9244.
   
Receiving Absent Voter Ballots in Person The office will begin issuing AV ballots over the counter issuing beginning the week of October 24.

Photo ID Requirement in effect for in-person Absent Voters. Voters requesting to receive their ballot in person must show acceptable photo id. (per PA 523 of 2012).

Absent Ballot voters that do not possess acceptable photo id and want to receive their ballot in person are required to complete an affidavit. Please note that you AV ballot will be processed as a “challenged ballot.”
   
Military and Overseas Voter Information In the military, overseas, or temporarily residing outside of the US and need to vote by Absentee Ballot? You are eligible to receive your Absent Voter Ballot by email! Detailed instructions on how to return your voted ballot will be included.

Click here for the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and for military and overseas voting information and instructions.
   
Absent Voter Ballot Deadlines The last day a ballot may be mailed: Saturday, November 4, 2017 by 2pm. City Hall will be open from 9am to 2pm for absent voter ballot purposes only.

Last day to Vote by Absent Voter Ballot: Monday, November 6, 2017 by 4 p.m. The ballot must be voted at City Hall.

Last day to return Absent Voter Ballots: The ballot must be returned to City Hall no later than Tuesday, November 7, 2017 by 8pm or the ballot will not be counted. This includes military and overseas ballots. Postmarks are not accepted.
   
Absent Voter Application and Ballot Status If you have already applied for an absent voter ballot and want to know if your application was received and if the clerk’s office received your voted ballot, click on this link. Enter your information into one of the search options and your voter registration, polling place information, and absent voter ballot information (if applicable) will display.
   

November 7, 2017 Election Day Information
Be Prepared on Election Day!


Polling Hours The polls are open from 7am to 8pm. You must be in line by 8pm in order to vote.
   
Polling Locations Precinct 1: Northville Community Center
303 W. Main Street
(Wayne County residents)

Precinct 2: Amerman Elementary School
847 N. Center Street
(Oakland County residents)
   
Not sure if you are registered to vote? Click here to determine if you are registered voter in the City of Northville, Northville Township, or the City of Novi, and where you should vote on Election Day.
Not sure where you Vote? Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center to determine if you are registered to vote and where your precinct is located.
   
Photo Identification Requirement in Effect! Bring your photo I.D. (i.e. driver’s license) or be prepared to complete an affidavit that you are not in possession of your photo I.D. A ballot will not be issued unless you provide sufficient photo identification or complete the affidavit.

Click here for more information on the State of Michigan’s Voter Picture Identification Requirement.
   
Voting Equipment Used on Election Day New voting equipment coming! Check back for more information as it becomes available.
   
Electronic Poll Book The City of Northville, like several other municipalities across the State of Michigan, uses the Electronic Poll Book (E-Poll Book) to process voters. Click here to read more about the E-Poll Book.
   
Election Day Tips Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center to determine if you are registered to vote and where your precinct is located. Going to the wrong precinct will cause you delays on Election Day.

Review the ballot before Election Day. Click here for a Sample Ballot (when available). You may bring this with you on Election Day.

Remember to bring your photo I.D. (i.e. driver’s license) or be prepared to complete an affidavit that you are not in possession of your photo I.D. A ballot will not be issued unless you provide sufficient photo identification or complete the affidavit.

Allow sufficient time for voting. Avoid the busiest times of 7am to 9am, 12pm (noon) to 2pm, and 6pm to 8pm. If you must vote during peak times, please be patient.

Precinct inspectors have a great deal of responsibility in issuing ballots and recording information. Accuracy is the goal. Each Election Inspector is doing their best to make sure that your voting experience is handled efficiently and with integrity. Your patience is appreciated!

When completing the Application to Vote, clearly and legibly print your name and date of birth and sign the application. Inform the inspector of any name change, address changes, or hyphenated names.