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The next  election for City of Lincoln Park residents is the
August 6, 2024 Primary Election
Polls are open 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Schools are in session on this day, to protect the safety and security of our students & staff,
all election day voting will be temporarily moved to the
Kennedy Memorial Building, 3240 Ferris Ave.

In-person voters 

Vote in person  on election day or for Statewide & federal elections, at the early voting site beginning 2 Saturdays before each election.
EARLY VOTING:
By resolution of the City Council the location of the Early Voting site for all federal
and statewide election dates will be :
KENNEDY MEMORIAL BUILDING - 3240 FERRIS AVE
All qualified electors have the right to mark a ballot and deposit the ballot in a tabulator during the nine day period beginning the second Saturday before an election and ending the Sunday before election day.  Early voting for the August 6, 2024 Primary & the November 5, 2024 Presidential Elections will be:

Sat. Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat. Sun.
July 27 July 28 July 29 July 30 July 31 Aug 1 Aug 2 Aug 3 Aug 4
Oct 26 Oct 27 Oct 28 Oct 29 Oct 30 Oct 31 Nov 1 Nov 2 Nov3
8 AM -
4 PM
8 AM -
4 PM
8 AM -
4 PM
11 AM -
7 PM 
8 AM -
4 PM
11 AM -
7 PM 
8 AM -
4 PM
8 AM -
4 PM
8 AM -
4 PM


You can check your registration and regular precinct location at  https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us
Election day voting hours are from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm.  Please have your picture ID with you.

The voting precincts & early voting site 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:
PERMANENT BALLOT: 
Voters on the Perm Ballot list will be sent their ballots 40 days prior to each election. 
Please contact the City Clerk's office if you do not receive your ballot within 30 days of the election. 
Others should get their applications in to the City Clerk's office as early as possible. 
Voters who intend to vote by absentee ballot at all elections may request placement on the permanent ballot list.  
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, by emailing us at elections@citylp.com 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 gold security sleeve).   Place the security sleeve in the return envelope provided.  The return 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 by mail,  in-person or by using our drop boxes. 
DROP BOX LOCATIONS:  Voters may drop off their Absentee Ballots at the following locations
                                 City Hall, 1355 Southfield Rd.
                                 Lincoln Park Community Center, 3525 Dix
The drop boxes are available to voters 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

You may also return your ballot by postal mail.   No postage 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

ELECTION COMMISSION MEETING:
The Election Commission  approves election duties and appointment of election inspectors for all elections
The Election Commission meeting regarding the August 6, 2024 election will be held on May 29, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. in the John A. Aloisi Council Chambers, 1355 Southfield Rd. 

PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST:  
A Public Accuracy test will be held prior to every election in the Council Chambers, 1355 Southfield Rd. to determine the accuracy of the election equipment to be used.
The Public Accuracy test for the August 6, 2024 election will be held on Saturday July 20, 2024 at 11:30 a.m. in the John A. Aloisi Council Chambers, 1355 Southfield Rd. 
 
  

VOTER REGISTRATION
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 an election in any manner other than at your local clerk's office is 15 days prior to the 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

Sample ballots will be available approximately 30 days before each election. 
Click on the link below to see a sample