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November 6, 2018 General Election

November 6,2018 General Election

Voter Registration Information

Last Day to Register to Vote October 9, 2018

Persons registering to vote in person must show acceptable photo id or sign an affidavit.

If you choose to register to vote by mail, you may be required to vote in person for your first election. If you are a college student and you will be going away to college, consider registering to vote in person at City Hall or at any Secretary of State Branch Office.
Am I Registered to Vote? Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center to verify that you are registered to vote, find your polling location, and view a sample ballot.

Absent Voter Ballot information

Absent Voter Ballot Mailings Begin Around October 8 (pending equipment testing)

 Absentee Voter Ballot Application

Once AV ballot mailings begin, your ballot will be mailed within 24 business hours after receipt of your application.

City of Northville registered voters return their Absent Voter application to the Office of the City Clerk, 215 W. Main Street, Northville, 48167, or fax to 248-349-9244, or email to

If you voted by AV ballot for the August Primary and indicated on your application that you also wanted an AV ballot for the November election, you do not need to re-apply for this election. Your application should already be on file. If you are not certain that you applied for November, please complete and return another application. Duplicate applications will be discarded.
Receiving Absent Voter Ballots in Person Photo ID Requirement in effect for in-person Absent Voters. Voters requesting to receive their ballot in person must show acceptable photo id or sign an affidavit and vote a challenged ballot (PA 523 of 2012).
Military and Overseas Voter Information In the military, overseas, or temporarily residing outside of the US and need to vote by Absentee Ballot? You are eligible to receive your Absent Voter Ballot by email! Click here.
Absent Voter Ballot Deadlines The last day a ballot may be mailed: By 2pm, November 3, 2018. City Hall will be open from 9am until 2pm for absent voter ballot purposes only.

Last day to Vote by Absent Voter Ballot: By 4pm, Monday, November 5, 2018. The ballot must be voted at City Hall.

Last day to return Absent Voter Ballots: The ballot must be returned to City Hall by 8pm, November 6, 2018 or the ballot will not be counted. This includes military and overseas ballots. Postmarks are not accepted.
Candidate Filing Information Click here for Candidate Filing Information

November 6, 2018 Election Day Information - Be Prepared on Election Day!

Polling Hours The polls are open from 7am until 8 pm. To vote, you must be in line by 8pm.
Polling Locations Precinct 1: Northville Community Center
303 W. Main Street
(Wayne County residents)

Precinct 2: Amerman Elementary School
847 N. Center Street
(Oakland County residents)
Not sure if you are registered to vote? Click here to determine if you are registered voter in the City of Northville and your polling location.
Not sure where you Vote? Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center to find your polling location.
Photo Identification Requirement in Effect! Click here for more information. A ballot will not be issued unless you provide sufficient photo identification or complete the application.
Voting Equipment Used on Election Day The City of Northville uses the Hart Intercivic voting system for Oakland and Wayne County voters. Click here.

The City of Northville uses the Electronic Poll Book to process voters. Click here to read more.

See a video demonstration.
Election Day Tips Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center to determine if you are registered to vote and your polling place location. Going to the wrong precinct will cause delays.

Review the ballot before Election Day. Click here for a Sample Ballot. You may bring this with you on Election Day.

Bring photo I.D. (i.e. driver’s license) or be prepared to complete an affidavit that you are not in possession of your photo I.D. A ballot will not be issued unless you provide sufficient photo identification or complete the affidavit.

Allow sufficient time for voting. Avoid the busiest times of 7:00am to 9:00am, 12:00pm (noon) to 2:00pm, and 6:00pm to 8:00pm. If you must vote during peak times, please be patient.

If you are concerned about the time you may spend waiting in line, and you qualify for an Absent Voter Ballot, considering applying for an AV ballot. This will allow you more time to study the ballot without the pressure to hurry and vote. As a registered voter, you may obtain an absent voter ballot if you are:

• Age 60 years old or older
• Expecting to be out of town on Election Day
• Unable to vote without the assistance of another
• In jail awaiting arraignment or trial
• Unable to attend the polls due to religious reasons
• Appointed to work as an election inspector in a precinct outside of your precinct of residence

If you qualify for an AV ballot, click here.

Poll Workers have a great deal of responsibility in issuing ballots and recording information. Accuracy is the goal. Each poll worker is doing their best to make sure that your voting experience is handled efficiently and with integrity. Your patience is appreciated!

When completing the Application to Vote, clearly and legibly print your name and date of birth and sign the application. Inform the inspector of any name change, address changes, or hyphenated names.