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Elections
November 6, 2018 General Election
There will be a General Election held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  The last day to register to vote for the November 6, 2018 election is Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Please contact the Clerk's Office at 734.822.3120 or email f
or an absent voter ballot application if you know you will be unable to attend the polls on Election Day. 

The General Election is being held to nominate candidates for the following:

Partisan: Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative in Congress, State Senator, State Representative, Members of the State Board of Education, Members of the University of Michigan Board of Regents, Members of the Michigan State University Board of Trustees, Members of the Wayne State University Board of Governors, Washtenaw County Commissioner, and Pittsfield Charter Township Park Commissioners.

Non-Partisan: Justice of the Supreme Court, Judge of the Court of Appeals, Judge of the Circuit Court, Judge of the Probate Court, Judge of the District Court, Washtenaw Community College Board of Trustees, Ann Arbor School Board Members, Milan Area School Board Members, Saline Area School Board Members, Ann Arbor District Library Board Members.

Also, to vote on the following propositions:

  • STATE PROPOSAL 18-1 a proposed initiated law to authorize and legalize possession, use and cultivation of marijuana products by individuals who are at least 21 years of age and older, and commercial sales of marijuana through state-licensed retailers.  
  • STATE PROPOSAL 18-2 a proposed constitutional amendment to establish a commission of citizens with exclusive authority to adopt district boundaries for the Michigan Senate, Michigan House of Representatives and U.S. Congress, every 10 years.
  • STATE PROPOSAL 18-3 a proposal to authorize automatic and Election Day voter registration, no-reason absentee voting, and straight ticket voting; and add current legal requirements for military and overseas voting and post-election audits to the Michigan Constitution. 
  • WASHTENAW COUNTY PROPOSAL a Proposition to Renew the Tax Limitation for Parks and Recreation Purposes Including Acquisition, Development, Maintenance and Operation of Park Lands and Recreation Facilities for the Benefit of Washtenaw County Citizens. 

The full list of candidates can be found at washtenaw.org/elections.

Contact the Clerk's Office or visit michigan.gov/VOTE to check your polling location and view your sample ballot. 


Possible 2018-2020 Election Dates 
   
2018
  • August 7, 2018 (Gubernatorial Primary) 
  • November 6, 2018 (Gubernatorial General) 
2019
  • February 26, 2019*** 
  • May 7, 2019*** 
  • August 6, 2019*** 
  • November 5, 2019*** 
2020
  • February 25, 2020*** 
  • Unknown Date in February or March (Presidential Primary) 
  • May 5, 2020*** 
  • August 4, 2020 (Primary) 
  • November 3, 2020 (Presidential General) 
***Possible Special Election Dates 

The Election branch of the Clerk’s Office is responsible for the administration all local, state, and federal elections within Pittsfield Township. Our duties include:
  • Distributing and processing absentee ballots
  • Maintaining accurate voter files
  • Overseeing the polls on Election Day
  • Registering voters
  • Verifying petitions

Voter Registration
We assist residents in:
  • Maintaining their personal voter registration files
  • Processing changes to voter registration files and new voters within the township
  • Registering first time voters

Absentee Voting

While Michigan does not have early voting, we do provide a process for voters to submit their vote prior to Election Day, if they are physically unable to attend their polling location, or if they are 60 years of age or older.

Federal Post Card Application
The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) is a postage-free voter registration / absent voter ballot application produced and distributed by the federal government for use by military and overseas civilian voters. The FPCA may serve as both an absentee ballot application and a new voter registration form under specific circumstances.

Military & Overseas Voter Empowerment Act
The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) provides special registration and absentee voting provisions for military and overseas civilians, including the use of the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB).

 
Have questions regarding elections? If you were unable to find the answer to your question on our website, please call the Clerk's Office at 734.822.3120 with any questions or concerns regarding elections or voter registration.



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