Election/Voter Information

2020 Election Dates to Remember:
Presidential Primary Election - March 10, 2020
Primary Election - August 4, 2020
General Election - November 3, 2020

 

 

THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE HELD IN THE CITY OF ROMULUS ON

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020.

THE POLLS OPEN AT 7:00 A.M. AND CLOSE AT 8:00 P.M.

FOR A SAMPLE BALLOT click here

Michigan Election Law (MCL 168.615c) requires that voters indicate in writing which political party ballot they wish to vote. This requirement only applies to Presidential Primary elections, and voters will not be required to select a political party ballot type at other types of elections.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS REGARDING THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/sos/Voters_QA_MIPresPrim_pdf_674003_7.pdf

 

EXTENDED HOURS FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION:

The City Clerk’s office will be open extended hours/day to issue and/or receive absent voter ballots for the March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary Election. (MCL 761b)

 

Friday, March 6th 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Saturday, March 7th 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

   Monday, March 9th 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

VOTER REGISTRATION RIGHTS AND DEADLINES  Click here

VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/MIVoterRegistration_97046_7.pdf        

           

ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION
https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/RegisterVoter  

 

ABSENTEE VOTING
https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8716_8728-21037--,00.html  

MILITARY AND OVERSEAS CIVILIAN ELECTION INFORMATION /
https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127-1633-238835--,00.html        

 

Michigan Election and Voter Information  
https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8716---,00.html 

 

A GUIDE TO VOTER ID /AFFIDAVIT AT THE POLLS
https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8716-178123--,00.html

 

 [Video] MICHIGAN VOTER EDUCATION GUIDE FOR VOTING:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1xwgnpdt5A&list=PLJHaXzzP47l_72F894NI-SA7dt_oTy9Q5

 

APPLY TO BE AN ELECTION INSPECTOR Click here

           

REGISTER TO VOTE

Registration Requirements

For more information on eligibility and registration, view our Voter Registration FAQ.

           

Change Your Registration Address

Using your Michigan Drivers License Number or Personal ID number, you can change your registration address at www.expresssos.com

 

Register to Vote by Mail

You can register to vote by mailing in the following application:

 

 

Registration Locations


You can register to vote in person at any of the following places at the Clerk’s office or any Secretary of State office.

ABSENTEE BALLOT VOTING – “No Reason AV Voting”

With the passage of Proposal 18-3 in November of 2018, ALL eligible registered voters in Michigan may now request an absent voter ballot WITHOUT providing a reason. When registering to vote, you may also apply for an absent voter ballot at the same time.

Applications for Absentee Ballots will be available 75 days before an election. Please click here to request an Absentee Ballot Application .


ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION Click herehttps://www.michigan.gov/documents/sos/AVApp_535884_7.pdf

Applications must be printed, signed, and returned to the Clerk's Office. They can be mailed, scanned, faxed, and dropped off at our office or our secure drop box located in front of City Hall.

For more information on Absentee Ballot Voting, click here: https://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8716_8728-21037--,00.html

PERMANENT AV BALLOT LIST

The Clerk’s office maintains a Permanent Absentee Voter List for registered voters who are interested in automatically receiving an AV ballot application prior to any election scheduled in Romulus. You only need to apply once. If you are already on the Permanent AV List, no need to re-apply.

To be added to our Permanent AV Ballot Application List to automatically receive an Absentee  APPLICATION  for every election or you can call 734-955-4541 or send an email to elections@romulusgov.com  to request to be added.

Click here to obtain a Permanent Absent Voter Request Form. 

IMPORTANT POINTS TO REMEMBER:

  • You will remain on the list unless you change your registration address, your voter registration is cancelled, or you request to be removed from the permanent list.
  • Being placed on the PAL assures that you will automatically receive, by mail, an AV Application prior to each election.
  • An application for an absentee ballot must be received before a ballot can be issued.
  • If you wish to vote in person at the precinct and on the automatic AV ballot application list, simply disregard the application and don’t return it to the clerk’s office.

 

ATTENTION COLLEGE STUDENTS:

Register at School or Home

Students have a choice about where to register to vote.

Students attending college may register at their campus address or choose to remain registered or register at their permanent or home address.

You may only be registered and vote in one location.

Click here to register online: https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/RegisterVoter

 

USEFUL ELECTION RESOURCES: LINKS

 

 


Romulus City Clerk – Elections
11111 Wayne Road
Romulus, MI 48174
734-942-7540
 clerk@romulusgov.com