Voter Information

Register to Vote

Persons can register to vote at any Secretary of State branch office, the County Clerk's office, or with their Township or City Clerk.

  • Must be a Citizen of the United States
  • A resident of Michigan
  • At least 18 years of age (when you vote)
  • Not currently serving a sentence in jail or prison

Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center to:

  • Find out if you are registered to vote
  • Verify your Voter Registration Information
  • Track the status of your Absentee Ballot

Absent Voter Information

Applications for an Absent Voter Ballots may be obtained by contacting your county, city or township clerk or by downloading the Application for Absent Voter Ballot (PDF). Please return the completed application to your Local Clerk for issuance of the ballot.  In the alternative, you may access the online absentee voter application at the Michigan Voter Information Center.

Permanent Absent Voter List Registration 

Sign up for your City or Township's Permanent Absent Voter List

  • Voters on this list are sent an Absent Voter Ballot Application by mail prior to every election. The voter can choose whether or not they would like to submit the Application to receive a ballot.
  • Voters on this list are not automatically sent an actual ballot.
  • To sign up for your City or Township's Permanent Absent Voter List 

Candidate Information 

Please see the Candidate Information page or contact the County Clerk's and ask to speak with someone in Elections. 

Precinct Delegate 

Precinct Delegates are elected every 2 years. 

Election Security

Clinton County began using Hart Intercivic voting software in 2018.
  • The voting system is federally certiified by the EAC and state-certified.
  • The voting system is not linked to the internet at anytime.
  • Logic and accuracy test are preformed on the election database before the live election.
  • The scans are only able to be used for voting and are secured with security seals.
  • Michigan Election Security Planning Snapshot Poster
The Bureau of Elections has additional information about election security in Michigan.