The next regular scheduled election for City of Lincoln Park residents is the
Gubernatorial Primary August 2, 2022
DROP BOX LOCATIONS
Voters may drop off their Absentee Ballots at the following locations
City Hall, 1355 Southfield Rd.
Community Center, 3525 Dix Rd.
Both boxes are available to voters 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
No postage is necessary if placed in one of our secure drop boxes. Postage is only necessary for Postal mail.
Lincoln Park voters may choose to vote In-person at their precinct or by Absentee ballot.
In-person voters should check their polling place ahead of time to insure that they know where their polling place is located. We expect that all regular polling locations will be available on Election Day.
You can check your registration and precinct location at https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us
Precincts are open from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm. Please have your picture ID with you.
We will be wearing masks and ask that you do as well.
We will be practicing social distancing for your safety and ours, therefore space inside the precincts may be limited and lines may extend outside of the buildings. Please remember to dress appropriately for the weather.
The voting precincts are a campaign free zone. No campaigning is allowed within 100' of the precinct entrance. You will be asked to remove or cover anything with a candidate or party's name, slogan or symbol on it, including t-shirts, hats, masks, buttons & literature.
Absentee voters should get their applications in to the City Clerk's office as early as possible.
Please call the Clerk's office to request an application at (313)386-1800 ext. 1248 or 1247. You may also apply for an absentee ballot in-person at the City Clerk's office or on line at https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us
Absentee ballots are available over the counter in the Clerk's office beginning 40 days before every election. Only the voter may pick up a ballot. It is against State law to allow anyone else to pick up your ballot.
The deadline for us to mail an AV ballot is the Friday before each election, but we encourage you do apply much sooner than that. It may not be possible for the ballot to reach you in the mail if you wait. We encourage voters to get their application in early to allow time for delivery.
Please return your AV ballot as soon as you have completed it to insure it is received on time. The ballot must be placed in the gold security sleeve with the number visible (do not attempt to seal the security sleeve). Place the security sleeve in the green & white envelope provided. The green & white envelope is then sealed and signed by the voter.
AV ballots must be returned to our office by 8:00 pm on Election Day to be counted.
Ballots can be returned to the Clerk's office in-person Mon-Fri 8a-4p or by using our drop boxes 24/7 .
You may also return your ballot by postal mail. Postage is required. First-class Postal Mail requires up to 5 days for delivery. Please allow enough time for delivery or return it to our drop box
CITY OF LINCOLN PARK NOMINATING PETITIONS
The deadline for submission of nominating petitions for local office was April 21, 2020.
Write-in candidates for local office must file by October 23, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of the City of Lincoln Park who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the City Clerk; the office of the County Clerk; a Secretary of State branch office, or other designated state agency. Registration forms can be obtained at mi.gov/vote and mailed to the City Clerk. Voters who are already registered may update their registration at https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us
The last day to register for this election in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk is:
Monday, October 19, 2020 for the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election
After this date, anyone who qualifies as an elector may register to vote in person with proof of residency through Election Day (MCL168.492) at the City of Lincoln Park City Clerk’s Office, located at 1355 Southfield Rd., Lincoln Park, MI 48146 at the following times:
Regular business hours: Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday before the Election from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
If you would like to check on your current voter registration, please visit: https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us