Polls will be open on Election Day from 7:00 am through 8:00 pm.
A dual ABSENTEE APPLICATION TO VOTE for both the August Primary and the November General Elections will be mailed the week of May 28, 2018 to all registered voters who are presently on our Permanent Absentee Voter list. There will not be another mailing prior to the November election. If you are not on our permanent list but meet the requirements to receive an absentee voter (AV) ballot for this election, please visit or call our offices to receive a current AV application. You may also print and return a dual August and November 2018 Absentee Application to Vote below.
Dual August and November 2018 Absentee Application to Vote
- Please be sure to PRINT
your name and address in blank area before sending to the Clerk's Office.
An Absentee Ballot may be requested for the following reasons:
- You are 60 years of age or older
- You are physically unable to attend the polls without assistance of another
- You have been appointed as an election precinct inspector in a precinct other than the precinct where you reside
- You expect to be absent from the community in which you are registered for the entire time the polls are open on election day
- The tenets of your religion cause you not to attend
- You are confined to jail awaiting arraignment or trial
will begin to be mailed the week of July 2, 2018 to voters who have already submitted an absentee application to vote. Applications may be submitted through Monday, August 6, 2018, though the last day to mail out ballots will be Saturday, August 4, 2018. Those submitting an absentee application to vote in person on the day before the election MUST vote and return the ballot to the Clerk's office before leaving the building.
NOTICE OF CLOSE OF REGISTRATION:
To the Qualified Electors of the City of Farmington, Oakland County, Michigan. Notice is hereby given that Tuesday, July 9, 2018
is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER
for the August 7, 2018 election.
of the Clerk's office are available for the convenience of voters on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm.
ON THE BALLOT:
CONGRESSIONAL United States Senator and Representative in Congress
LEGISLATIVE State Senator and Representative in State Legislature
COUNTY County Commissioner
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING:
DELEGATES TO THE COUNTY CONVENTION OF THE REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC PARTIES
OAKLAND COUNTY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION MILLAGE RENEWAL
If approved, this proposal will renew and increase the .9863 mills formerly authorized to 1.0 mills for the years 2018 through 2021, and allow continued support to the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) for a public transportation system serving the elderly, disabled, and general public of Oakland County.
For the purpose of providing funds for the support of a public transportation system serving the elderly, disabled, and general public of the County of Oakland, as a renewal and increase of the .9863 mills which expired with the 2017 tax levy, shall the limitation on the amount of taxes imposed on taxable property in the Oakland County Public Transportation Authority area be renewed and increased at 1.0 mills ($1.00 per $1,000 of taxable value) for four (4) years, 2018 through 2021, inclusive? It is estimated that if approved this millage will raise approximately $31 million in the first year.
To access ballot information for any current election or to access your precinct information, go to www.michigan.gov/vote
NEW ELECTION EQUIPMENT INFORMATION
Beginnning with this election, voters in Farmington and all of Oakland County will use the new VerityVoting system,
selected because it is secure, accurate, and easy to use. Verity is federally certified and meets Michigan's most
You will notice several slight changes in your voting experience, including filling in rectangles to the left of your choice rather than ovals to the right, the ballot might be shorter than our former scanners could handle, and the system has a large color screen, making it easy for voters to see if there is a problem with how their ballot was marked. When your ballot has been successfully cast, you will see the image of an American flag on the screen to assure you that your ballot has been counted.
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION NOTICE -
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NOTICE OF ELECTION -
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SAMPLE BALLOT - Each Precinct will have candidates alphabetically in a rotating order, and will include different Precinct Delegate choices. Please see the sample ballot at your polling places to see how your individual ballot looks if you are not in Precinct 1.
If you have any questions, please call the Clerk’s office at 248-474-5500.