Election Dates and Details
Important Deadlines for the May 4, 2021 Election
  • March 25:  AV Ballot mailings begin.  In person AV ballots available at the Clerk's office, and Photo ID requirement in effect. 
  • April 19: Last day for online, mail-in, or Secretary of State branch office voter registration.
  • April 20 through 8pm May 4: Unregistered voters must register in person at the Clerk’s Office with proof of residency.
  • April 30 at 5pm: Last day for voter to request an Absent Voter Ballot to be mailed by first class mail.  Deadline to submit a written request to spoil an absent voter ballot and receive a new ballot by mail. 
  • May 1:  City Clerk's office open 8am to 4pm for in-person AV ballot requests.  Ballot may be voted at City Hall or taken home.
  • May 3 at 10am:  Deadline for spoiling an absent voter ballot and obtaining a new one.
  • May 3 at 4pm: Deadline for registered voters to request an Absent Voter Ballot in-person at the Clerk’s Office. Photo ID requirement in effect. Voters are not allowed to leave with the ballot on this day and must vote the ballot in person at City Hall.
  • May 4 - Election Day: Polls are open 7am to 8pm.  You must be in line by 8pm to vote.  Voted Absent Voter Ballots must be received by 8pm, at the City Clerk's office. 
  • Up to 8pm May 4: Unregistered voters must register in person at the Clerk's office with proof of residency.  May vote by absent voter ballot in person in the Clerk's office, or vote in person in the proper precinct. 
Polling Hours and Polling Locations

Polling Hours

  • 7am - 8pm 
  • You must be in line by 8pm with an application to vote.  (Precinct workers and local Clerks do not have the authority to keep the polls open past 8pm)

Polling Locations 

  • Precinct 1 (Wayne County): Northville Community Center, 303 W. Main Street
  • Precinct 2 (Oakland County): Amerman Elementary School, 847 N. Center Street

Check the Michigan Voter Information Center to find your polling location. 

Registered to vote? 
Check the Michigan Voter Information Center to verify your registration.  

Photo ID Requirement 
Click here for more information. Bring your photo I.D. or be prepared to complete an affidavit that you are not in possession of your photo I.D.  You may vote without photo I.D. by completing the affidavit.  

Not Registered to Vote in Northville?
A person may register to vote in-person at their local City Clerk's office for the period that is 14 days prior to election day, and up to 8pm Election Day.   Proof of residency is required.  Documents that may be accepted for Residency Verification must include the applicant's name and current address: 

  • current utility bill
  • bank statement
  • paycheck
  • government check
  • other government document   

Electronic versions of these documents are acceptable provided it includes the applicant's name and current address.





 

 

Election Day Tips
  • Check the Michigan Voter Information Center to verify your voter registration and find your polling location.
  • Review the Sample Ballot. You may bring this with you to vote.
  • The polls are open from 7am - 8pm.  You must be in line by 8pm with an application to vote.  (Precinct workers and local Clerks do not have the authority to keep the polls open past 8pm)
  • Allow sufficient time to vote. Avoid the busiest times of 7am-9am and 6pm-8pm. Be patient when voting during peak times.
  • Bring photo ID or be prepared to complete an affidavit attesting that you are not in possession of your photo ID.  
  • If you are concerned about spending time in line, consider applying for an Absent Voter Ballot.

Poll Workers have a great deal of responsibility on Election Day. 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!