Election Information


Polling locations were consolidated in February 2018 and new voter identification cards were mailed to every voter.  Please confirm your new voting location from your new identification card or the Michigan Voter Information website.

2018 Election Dates

State Primary - August 7, 2018; Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 9, 2018
State General Election - November 6, 2018; Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Absent Voter Ballot Applications

An absent voter's ballot application must be completed before an absent voter's ballot may be issued.  Contact the Clerk's office via e-mail or call 248-674-6266 to request an absent voter's ballot application.

Permanent Absent Voter's List

To be included on the Permanent Absent Voter's List contact the Clerk's office at 248-674-6266. This will enable the Clerk's office to mail you an application for an absent voter's ballot before each election. Remember, you must complete an application before we are able to mail your ballot.

Ballot Marking Instructions

Click here for Updated Ballot Marking Instructions PDF.  

Vacation Alert

Please note that election mail will not be forwarded. If you will be away from your Michigan address contact the Clerk's office (248-674-6266 or e-mail) to have an application mailed directly to you. 

Application for Election Worker

The Waterford Clerk's Office is accepting applications for Poll Workers. Fill out an Election Inspector Application (PDF).