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Election Voting Information

 

  

          AUSABLE TOWNSHIP
IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES
GENERAL ELECTION

NOVEMBER 3RD, 2020

SEPT. 19:  Ballots Received from County
SEPT. 19:  Move Ballots sent out
SEPT. 24 - OCT. 13:  AuSable Township Election Commission will appoint election inspectors.  Specific
                               date and time to be announced. 
OCT. 19:  Last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local Clerk.
OCT. 20 - NOV 3: In-person registration with the local clerk with proof of residency.

By OCT. 29:  Public accuracy test must be conducted. Date and Time will be published.

OCT. 30:  By 5:00pm, Electors may obtain an Absent Voter Ballot by mail
OCT. 31:  By 2:00pm, Voters may submit a written request to spoil their Absent Voters Ballot and receive                     a new one by mail.
OCT. 31:  Clerk is available in office 9:00am - 5:00pm for election assistance.

NOV. 2:  Up to 4:00pm, Electors may obtain an absent voter Ballot in person in the Clerk's office 
NOV. 2:  By 4:00pm Voters may submit written request in person to spoil their Absent Voter Ballot and 
              receive new Ballot in the Clerk's Office.
NOV.  3:  Up to 4:00pm Emergency Absentee Voting for August Primary.
NOV.  3:  Up to 8:00pm Election Day Reistrants may obtain and vote an Absent Voter Ballot in person in
                    the Clerk's office or vote in person in the Proper Precinct.

NOV. 3:  Polls open 7:00am to 8:00pm     Location:  AuSable Township Hall Boardroom

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Michigan Election and Voter Information:  www.michigan.gov
Military & Overseas Civilian Voters:  www.michigan.gov/sos/ 
Clerk Kelly Graham:   clerk@ausabletownship.net
Phone:  (989) 739-9169

                                                                                                    POLLING LOCATION

AUSABLE TOWNSHIP HALL
4420 N. US 23
OSCODA, MI 48750

 

Election Information

The Clerk's Office administers all elections in AuSable Charter Township and provides voter records for all elections. The polling location is open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on election days.

Sample ballots for general elections are available at the Clerk's Office approximately 30 days prior to an election day.

Absentee Voting
No Reason Voting!  With the passing of Proposal 3 in 2018, the State of Michigan has adopted "no reason" absentee voting.  This means that there are no qualifying reasons anymore for voting by absentee.  Anyone can vote by absentee ballot.  If you would like to vote by absentee ballot, you can contact the Clerk's Office or visit the AuSable Charter Township Hall. 

A written request for an absentee ballot must be received from the voter for each election.  In some instances, one form can make application for an absentee ballot for both a Primary and General election to be held in the same year.  No application for a ballot can be made online, since the voter's signature is required  before a ballot can be issued.  If you are unable to obtain the absentee ballot application form, you may request a ballot in any writtten form, which includes all of the following information:

     1.  Name of voter, which must be legible
     2.  Registered address of the voter requesting a ballot
     3.  Address of which the ballot shoud be mailed
     4.  Signture of the voter

General Absentee Voting Information

Deadlines for issuing absentee ballots are available in the election calendar.  Absentee ballots are available to the Clerk's Office approximately 30 to 45 days prior to governmental elections.  When requesting and receiving a ballot at the Clerk's Office, we cannot give you anyone else's ballot.  If both a husband and wife need an absentee ballot, they must both sign a written request or both appear in person at the Clerk's Office.

AuSable Charter Township maintains a list of voters who have personally requested to automatically receive an absentee ballot application form.  Application forms are automatically mailed to those on the list approximately 60 days prior to an election.  The Township cannot automatically mail an absentee ballot to any voter; however, we are able to mail the application form used to request an absentee ballot.  You can be added to this list by calling or e-mailing the Clerk's Office with your request. 

You can Work the Polls on Election Day

We strive to provide quality services at our polling locations, and we are always looking for registered voters to become part of our Election Day team.  If you are interested in becoming an Election Inspector, call the Clerk's Office.  Election law required that we have a completed and signed application from all persons working the polls on Election Day.