Macomb Township Elections

How to Vote by Mail

Who is Eligible to Vote by Mail?

Any registered voter is eligible to vote by mail.

How do I Apply for an Absentee Ballot?

Voters with print disabilities who would like an accessible electronic absent voter ballot can request an absentee ballot online. Print disabilities are disabilities that interfere with the effective reading, writing, or use of printed material. This definition includes persons who are blind or visually impaired, those with learning disabilities, as well those with a physical disability that interferes with holding and manipulating paper or a pen or pencil.

How do I Return my Application?

When is the Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot?

If you’re registering to vote or updating your address by appearing at your clerk’s office on Election Day, you can request an absent voter ballot at the same time you register.

If you request your AV ballot the day before the election or on Election Day, you must vote the ballot in the clerk’s office.

When do I Need to Return my Absentee Ballot?

Your completed absentee ballot HAS to be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day. Your ballot will not be counted unless your signature is on the return envelope and matches your signature on fileIf you received assistance voting the ballot, then the signature of the person who helped you must also be on the return envelope.  You can return by mail, or hand-delivering the ballot to the clerk’s office, or our any of our drop box locations:

How do I Return my Ballot?

Track my Ballot!

All registered voters can track their ballot by looking up their information in the voter information section of this website.

What if I have an Emergency on Election Day?

If an emergency, like a sudden illness or family death prevents you from reaching the polls on Election Day, you may request an emergency absent voter ballot.

Requests for an emergency ballot must be submitted after the deadline for regular absent voter ballots has passed but before 4 p.m. on Election Day.

The emergency must have occurred at a time which made it impossible for you to apply for a regular absent voter ballot.

I Submitted my Ballot. Can I Change my Vote?

If a voter has already voted absentee and wishes to change their vote (because the candidate has dropped out of the race, or for any other reason), a voter can spoil their ballot by submitting a written request to their city or township clerk.