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As part of our ongoing effort to ensure Bloomfield Township voters are informed about the happenings of local and state government, we invite you to peruse the relevant articles/documents/video links below.

 Application for Absent Voter Ballot


Update Concerning 2022 State Primary Election and 2022 State General Election presentation
 
 


General information

Our regular office hours are Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Our office is closed on Fridays. Please visit the specific election sections below for any additional hours that the office may be open for election-related business.

Clerk’s Office is open special hours for the August election:

  • Friday, July 22  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 23  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Friday, July 29  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 30  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 31  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Visit the Oakland County Elections Division Website for additional information.

Important Election Dates

In 2022, there are two elections.  The state primary election will be August 2, 2022 and the state general election will be November 8, 2022.

May 19, 2022: Applications to receive an absentee ballot will be made available to township residents on the website.

June 23, 2022: Absent voter ballots are made available for issuance to voters.

July 18, 2022: This is the last day to register to vote in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk for the August primary.

July 19, 2022 – August 2, 2022: In-person registration with the local clerk with proof of residency for the August primary.

July 21, 2022: Public Accuracy Test.

July 29, 2022: By 5:00 PM, a voter may submit a written request to spoil their absent voter ballot and receive a new ballot via First Class mail.

August 1, 2022: By 10:00 AM, voters who have returned an absent voter ballot may submit written request in person to spoil their absent voter ballot and receive a new ballot in the clerk’s office.

August 2, 2022: Election Day.

Voting

The Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC) provides helpful information regarding voting. You can find out if you are registered, track your absentee ballot, and much more. Click here to access the MVIC website.

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

  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years old by Election Day
  • A resident of Michigan
  • A resident of the Township for at least 30 days before Election Day
 Voter Registration Form

The Clerk’s Office maintains a Permanent Absent Voter List. Registered voters on this list automatically receive an application for an absent voter ballot 60-75 days before an election. If you wish to be added to this list, please call our office (248-433-7702) or send us an email.

Election Workers

Are you curious or have questions as to how elections work at the local level?
If so, become an election inspector and learn all about local election procedures, policies and the steps we take to ensure Bloomfield Township elections are secure and run smoothly and efficiently. Complete the Election Inspector Application and submit it to the Clerk’s Office (Instructions for returning it are on the form).

Watch the ceremony to honor Election Inspectors with 20+ years of service.



Polling Locations and Precincts

 Click here for polling locations.


 See a precinct map here.

 

Voter Identification

Voters must show a Michigan driver’s license or a Michigan personal identification card when voting in person or obtaining an absentee ballot in person.

In the absence of either document, a voter may show any of the following forms of picture identification as long as they are current:
 
  • Driver’s license or personal identification card issued by another state
  • Federal or state government-issued photo identification
  • U.S. passport
  • Military identification card with photo
  • Student identification with photo from a high school or an accredited institution of higher education
  • Tribal identification with photo
 

2022 Election Information for Local Candidates

Click here to view this information.


Unofficial Results 

County-wide election results are posted on the Oakland County Elections Division Website