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City of Laingsburg Elections

The polling location for City of Laingsburg electors is at the L.S.W. Emergency Services Building located at 7425 Woodbury Road.

UPCOMING ELECTION

There is no information on upcoming elections at this time.

SAMPLE BALLOT

There are no sample ballots to view at this time.

Register to Vote

To register to vote in Laingsburg, you must be all of the following:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years old by Election Day
  • A resident of Michigan
  • A resident of Laingsburg (within City limits)

If you are unsure of your voter status, visit www.Michigan.gov/vote. There you will find information about registering to vote and voting, voting equipment, polling place locations, state and local ballots, the candidates,campaign finance and more. 

Voter Registration Form

Completed registration forms can be mailed or dropped off at City Hall.

Absentee Voting

Who is Eligible for an Absent Voter Ballot

A registered voter may obtain an absent voter ballot if they are:

  • age 60 years old or older
  • unable to vote without assistance at the polls
  • expecting to be out of town on election day
  • in jail awaiting arraignment or trial
  • unable to attend the polls due to religious reasons
  • appointed to work as an election inspector in a precinct outside of your precinct of residence.

A person who registers to vote by mail must vote in person in the first election in which he or she participates. The restriction does not apply to overseas voters, voters who are disabled or voters who are 60 years of age or older. 

Requesting an Absent Voter Ballot

An Absent Voter Ballot Request must be received for every election.  You may request to be put on a permanent Absent Voter list, which will ensure that you receive an application for each election, but the application must be signed and submitted every time.  Your request for an absent voter ballot must be in writing and must include one of the six statutory reasons stated above as well as your signature. Requests to have an absent voter ballot mailed to you must be received by your clerk no later than 2 p.m. the Saturday before the election.

Once your request is received by the local clerk, your signatureon the request will be checked against your voter registration record before aballot is issued. You must be a registered voter in that district toreceive an absent voter ballot. Requests for absent voter ballots are processedimmediately. 

After receiving your absent voter ballot, you have until 8 p.m.on election day to complete the ballot and return it to the clerk’s office.Your ballot will not be counted unless your signature is on the return envelopeand matches your signature on file. If you received assistance voting theballot, then the signature of the person who helped you must also be on thereturn envelope. Only you, a family member or person residing in yourhousehold, a mail carrier, or election official is authorized to deliver yoursigned absent voter ballot to your clerk’s office.

Working the Polls

Precinct inspectors are people who are paid to assist voters at the polls on Election Day. Registered voters interested in serving as election inspectors must submit an election inspector application to their local clerk.In addition to their name, address and date of birth, applicants must include their political party preference and qualifications to fill the position such as education or experience.

A precinct inspector must be a registered voter of the State.They cannot be a challenger, candidate, member of a candidate’s immediatefamily, or a member of the local Board of Canvassers. Anyone convicted of afelony or an election crime may not serve.

Precinct inspectors are covered by the federal Minimum Wage Act.

Submit the Election Inspector Application to the City Clerk.  The clerk will be able to answer any questions you have regarding becoming and/or being a precinct inspector.