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
Current Photo ID
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
Where do I Register to Vote?
You can register to vote at your local clerk’s office, county clerk’s office or at any Secretary of State branch office. If you are registering less than 15 days before an Election, you must register to vote at your local clerk’s office.
When is the last day to Register to Vote By Mail:
15 days before an election
To register by mail, complete the Michigan Voter Appliccation and mail to your city or township clerk at least 15 days before the election. Your clerk’s address is: 4056 King Drive, P.O. Box 176, Sodus, MI 49126
When is the last day to register to vote in person?
8:00 p.m. on Election Day
Anyone who wishes to register to vote less than 15 days before an election, including Election Day, must register in person at their local township clerk’s office.
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
Abesentee Ballots - Vote From Home
Who can vote by mail?
Everyone can vote by mail! No reason needed.
To request a ballot, complete the Michigan Absent Voter Ballot Application, and mail to your city or township clerk about joining the Permanent Absentee Voter List. Your clerk’s contact information is: Cheryl Andres, Sodus Township Clerk, 4056 King Drive, P.O. Box 176, Sodus, MI 49126
How do I vote by mail for every election?
To receive an absentee ballot application for every election, contact your township clerk about joining the Permanent Absentee Voter List.
When can I vote by mail?
Absentee ballots are available 45 days before every election: You can request to have a ballot mailed to you by the Friday before the election until 5:00 p.m.. You can also request a ballot in person at your township clerk’s office until 4:00 p.m. on the Monday before the election. New voters can pick up an absentee ballot in person when they register to vote at their city or township clerk’s office until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. All ballots must be returned to the city or township clerk no late than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
Can I register to vote at my polling place?
No. If you are not registered to vote on Election Day, you must register to vote at your city or township clerk’s office; however, you may vote an absentee ballot at your city or township clerk’s office when you register to vote, or you can take your registration receipt and vote in person at your polling place.
How Do I Apply For An Absentee Ballot?
Contact Sodus Township Hall at 269-926-6285 or Cheryl Andres at 269-944-4844
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.
Additional Information: Contact Cheryl Andres (269) 944-4844
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