County Clerk: Election & Voting Information: Registering to Vote

Election & Voting Information Topics

* Election & Voting Information Home:
* Election Dates and Deadlines

* Election Results & Archive

* Registering to Vote

* How to Vote:
* Absentee Voter Ballot
* Procedures for the Handicapped


* Candidates - Getting on the Ballot:
* Nominating Petitions
* Filing Fee

* Polling Sites

* Election Boards

* Regulating Campaign Practices

* Voter Precincts Maps (PDF):
*
17" x 11" County with City Insets PDF (668 KB)
* 11" x 8 1/2" County PDF (401 KB)
*
11" x 8 1/2" Sturgis PDF (156 KB)
*
11" x 8 1/2" Three Rivers PDF (226 KB)

 

Registering to Vote

To register to vote you must be:
* A U.S. citizen
* At least 18 years of age by election day
* A resident of Michigan and the city, township, or village where you are applying to register to vote

 

Where to Register

You can register to vote for federal, state and local elections by mail, by visiting your county, city, township or village clerk’s office or going to any Secretary of State branch. In addition, specified agencies providing services through the Family Independence Agency, Department of Community Health, Michigan Jobs Commission, and military recruitment centers offer voter registration services to their clients.

You must register at least 30 days before the election.

Whenever you move to a new location which is a different district than where you moved from you must re-register to vote. If you move within the same district you must update your address with your local clerk, at your polling place on election day, at a Secretary of State Office or by mail.

A mail-in voter registration form can be obtained by contacting your county or local clerk’s office.

If you register by mail, you must vote in person at your assigned precinct the first time you vote, unless you are:
* Handicapped as defined by state law
* 60 years of age or older
* Temporarily residing overseas

If you are temporarily outside the U.S., you may use a Federal Postcard Application (FPCA) form to register. FPCA forms are distributed through U.S. embassies and military bases. A Michigan resident who moves and registers out of state may not re-register to vote in Michigan until he or she reestablishes residency here.

You may also register at the same time you renew your driver license by mail. Eligible drivers receive a voter registration application in the mail with their driver license renewal information.

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County Clerk

Pattie S. Bender

Office Mailing Address

PO Box 189
Centreville MI, 49032

General Division Information

Location:
County Clerk's Office - General Division
125 W. Main St.
Centreville MI, 49032
Historic Courthouse - Second Floor
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Hours: M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
*Closed on County Holidays

Phone Number: (269) 467-5602
Fax Number: (269) 467-5596
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Courts Division Information

Location:
County Clerk's Office - Courts Division
125 W. Main St.
Centreville MI, 49032
Courts' Building - Second Floor
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Hours: M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
*Closed on County Holidays

Phone Number: (269) 467- 5531
Fax Number: (269) 467-5558
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