Friday, October 19, 2012
Macomb Township residents wishing to vote absentee have until 2 p.m. Nov. 3 to request an absentee ballot.
If you’re not able to get to the polls Nov. 6, voting absentee is the best way to fulfill your civic duty. If you do opt to cast your ballot by mail, you certainly are not alone. Macomb Township Clerk Michael D. Koehs said that more than 10,000 absentee ballots were mailed as of Oct. 4 and that the township has already received some 2,000 completed ballots. Koehs is anticipating about a 30 percent increase in the number of absentee voters, “only because of the presidential race,” he said. More than 9,000 absentee votes were cast in the 2008 presidential election, according to results from the Macomb County Clerk's Office. Time is running out to vote by mail. Macomb Township residents have until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 to request an …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Voters may register at the Macomb Township Clerk's Office, Secretary of State, Macomb County Clerk's Office or by mail with the necessary identification.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Didn't apply to vote absentee? Deadline for the Nov. 6 election is Nov. 3.
Absentee voter ballots for the Nov. 6 general election will be mailed Oct. 5, Macomb Township Clerk Michael D. Koehs said during the Sept. 26 Board of Trustees meeting. The clerk’s office received 8,500 ballots Sept. 21. “The November election is well under way,” Koehs said. More than 9,000 absentee votes were cast in the 2008 presidential election, according to results from the Macomb County Clerk's Office. Macomb Township residents wishing to vote absentee have until 2 p.m. Nov. 3 to request an absentee ballot by mail. A voter eligible to vote absentee may also vote in person at the township clerk's office anytime up to 4 p.m. the day of the election. Completed absent voter ballot applications can be mailed to the township clerk or …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Voters may register or pick up an absent voter ballot application at Macomb Township's Town Hall.
The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election is just around the corner. Local residents have until Oct. 9 to register at the Township Clerk's office in Town Hall (open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.), at a Secretary of State branch office (hours vary per branch), at the Macomb County Clerk's office (open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) or by mail. In order to vote, you must: Voter applications are available at the offices listed above as well as online at www.Michigan.gov/sos. Voter registration records may be verified by contacting the Township Clerk at 586-992-0710 or the County Election division at 586-469-5209. Those who aren't able to go to the polls on election day may cast an absentee ballot. Completed absent voter ballot applications can …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Macomb Township residents who believe they have incorrectly split their absentee ballots may re-cast their votes at their local precinct today.
Of the more than 6,500 absentee ballots mailed out for the Aug. 7 primary election, approximately 77 percent had been returned as of Monday morning, according to the Macomb Township clerk’s office. Because voter turnout has been historically low for the August primary – only 15.4 percent in 2008 – Macomb Township Clerk Michael Koehs said it is likely the absentee ballots will account for 45 to 50 percent of the total votes cast in today's primary. But as the August ballot does not allow for a split ticket, there remains the possibility that many of these absentee votes will not be counted. Unlike the ballot used in the November general election, the August primary ballot does not allow residents to vote a split ticket. Within the partisan …