Voter and Election Information

General Election Information

The Clerk's office is responsible for conducting all federal, state, and local elections. Below are frequently asked questions.  If you have any additional questions, don't hesitate to call our office. 


Adam Wit  Clerk  (586) 466-1458
Neiko Crown        Election Specialist      (586) 466-1404


Registering to Vote

Township residents may register to vote at any Secretary of State Office or at the Township Clerk's office.  Your must register to vote at least 30 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote in that election. Please note that Michigan Law requires that the address on your voter registration card must match your driver's license. Any address change to either will automatically change your address on both documents.


Where to Vote

Please consult your voter registration card for you polling location for all federal, state, and local election's which can be found under "Polling Location". Note: School Election precinct locations can be found under "School District Polling Location" which may be different from the other elections.

Who Can Vote Absentee

Anyone may vote by absentee by submitting an application with your full name, address and reason you may need to vote an absentee ballot, which may include the following reasons:

  • 60 Years of age or older
  • You are physically unable to attend the polls without assistance of another
  • You are an appointed precinct worker in a precinct other than the precinct you live
  • You cannot attend the polls due to the tenets of your religion 
  • You expect to be out of the community on Election Day
  • You cannot attend the polls because you are in jail awaiting arraignment or trial 

You must sign and date the application for us to provide you with a ballot. Applications are accepted at the Clerk's office. You may bring your form in person, drop it in the convenient drop box located by either of the double doors in the Administration Building where water payments are accepted, or mail it to us at the address below:

Adam Wit, Clerk 
Charter Township of Harrison
38151 L'Anse Creuse 
 Harrison Township, MI, 48045


A written request, including all of the above information, which is signed and dated, will be accepted by mail, at the above address, or fax (586) 466-1424, in lieu of an application.  An absentee ballot will be mailed to you upon receipt of your request. Additional information pertaining to Elections can be found on the Michigan Department of State website


General Election Information

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