TO ALL TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS:

IF YOU ARE REQUESTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT FOR THE NOVEMBER 3, 202O ELECTION PLEASE DO THE FOLLOWING THINGS TO ENSURE THAT YOUR BALLOT IS RETURNED IN TIME FOR IT TO BE COUNTED:

1. APPLY FOR YOUR BALLOT EARLY.

2. ONCE YOU RECEIVE THE BALLOT, VOTE IT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, SO THAT IT CAN MAKE IT BACK TO THE TOWNSHIP HALL BEFORE THE CLOSE OF POLLS ON ELECTION DAY.

3. MAKE SURE WHEN YOU VOTE YOUR BALLOT THAT YOU FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS THAT ARE ENCLOSED IN THE BALLOT ENVELOPE TO ENSURE THAT IT CAN BE PROCESSED BY THE VOTING MACHINE. IF YOU MAKE A MISTAKE YOU CAN COME INTO THE OFFICE AND THE BALLOT CAN BE SPOILED AND A NEW ONE CAN BE ISSUED.

4. IF YOU ARE GOING TO MAIL YOUR BALLOT BACK- DO NOT PUT IT IN THE OUTSIDE MAILBOX AT THE POST OFFICE, WALK IT INSIDE SO IT DOESN’T GO TO THE DETROIT AREA FOR PROCESSING.

5. YOU HAVE THE OPTION TO BRING YOUR BALLOT TO THE TOWNSHIP HALL IN PERSON. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO MAIL IT. THERE IS A DROP BOX BY THE DOOR OF THE HALL AND WHEN THE HALL IS OPEN YOU CAN HAND IT TO WHOMEVER IS WORKING.

6. REMEMBER YOU CAN ALWAYS CALL THE OFFICE TO SEE IF YOUR BALLOT WAS RECEIVED OR NOT. THE TOWNSHIP CLERK IS AT THE HALL TUESDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 9-5 AND ON FRIDAY FROM 2-6. THE NUMBER FOR THE HALL IS (989) 362-8441.