Register to vote:
Are You Registered To Vote?
You may verify your voter registration by checking with the township or county clerk’s office.
Qualifications Needed To Register To Vote:
United States citizen
18 years of age on or before the date of election at which you seek to vote
Michigan resident for at least 30 days before the election
Registered to vote on or before the close of registration at the election at which you seek to vote
When Do I Need To Register?
You must be registered to vote at least 30 days prior to election day.
Where Can I Register To Vote?
You may register to vote at your County Clerk’s Office, your township clerk’s office, at any Secretary of State branch office or you may register to vote by mail.
Registering To Vote By Mail:
You may register to vote by mail by clicking on this application to vote. The form will supply you with the names and addresses of all of the county clerks in Michigan so that you can mail the application directly to your county clerk. Some city clerks’ names and addresses are also listed.
PLEASE NOTE: If you register to vote by mail, you must vote in person the first time – you may not vote an absentee ballot.
Will I Ever Have To Re-Register?
Registration in Michigan is permanent, however, any time you move from one community and into another in this state you must re-register.
Change of Address or Change of Name
If you change your address within a community, the clerk should be notified. You may also change your address at any Secretary of State branch office.
Any name change due to marriage or legal action should be reported to the clerk by mail, in person, or at a Secretary of State branch office.
Where Do I Vote?
Sodus Township Hall
4056 King Drive
Sodus, MI 49126
You may vote by absentee ballot if you:
Are 60 years of age or more.
Expect to be absent from the community in which you are registered for the entire time the polls are open on election day. Are physically unable to attend the polls without the assistance of another.
Cannot attend the polls because of the tenets of your religion.
Have been appointed an election precinct inspector in a precinct other than the precinct where you reside.
Cannot attend the polls because of confinement in jail awaiting arraignment or trial.
How Do I Apply For An Absentee Ballot?
Contact Sodus Township Hall or Cheryl Andres
You need to state in your request:
You are a registered voter of Sodus Township
State the address where you are registered to vote
State one of the statutory reasons (listed above)
Advise the clerk where your absentee ballot should be mailed
Sign your request
You may apply by letter, post card, application form or by Federal Post Card Application.
When May I Apply?
Applications may not be accepted sooner than 75 days preceding the primary election.
Applications may be made for one election only OR for the August primary election AND the November general election.
The deadline for applying for an absentee ballot is 2:00 P.M. on the Saturday prior to election day.
You may fax a request for an absentee ballot if it meets the above criteria.
Additional Information: Contact Cheryl Andres (269) 944-4844
Sodus Township has been changed to County Commissioner District to #6
House of Representative District has been changed from 79 to 78