Election Information

The next election to be held will be on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 for the Walled Lake Consolidated School District Special Election. (click link for propsal language)

The Township Clerk is responsible for conducting all Township, County, State, Federal and School Elections held in West Bloomfield Township and for voter registration and establishment of additional voter precincts when necessary. The Clerk is also the Chairman of the Township Election Commission and responsible for tallying votes on election night and submitting all finalized records and results to Oakland County.

REGISTER TO VOTE:
To register to vote, you must be at least 17.5 years old and must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of the Township/City you wish to vote in, and not serving a sentence in jail or prison.  However, in order to vote, you must also be at least 18 years of age on or before election day.  

Up to the 15th day prior to an election, a voter may register in person at any Secretary of State Office, the local clerk's office, any designated state agency, or by mail.  From the 14th day prior to election day, a voter must register in person with the local clerk and provide residency verification in order to vote in the upcoming election.  Mail-in registrants will be notified to apply in person.

If a voter wishes to regsiter on election day, they must do so in person at the local clerk's office with photo ID and proof of residency in order to obtain a ballot for that election.

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF ID INCLUDE (all must be current execpt for Michigan Driver's License/State ID):
  • Michigan Driver's License/State ID (can be expired)
  • U.S. Passport
  • Military ID
  • Tribal ID
  • High School or University ID
  • Federal or State Employment ID 
ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PROOF OF RESIDENCY INCLUDED:
  • Current Utility Bill
  • Bank Statement
  • Paycheck
  • Government check
  • Other governement document
ABSENTEE VOTERS:
How do I obtain an absentee ballot?
  

With the adoption of Proposal 3 in November 2018, voters in Michigan are no longer required to give a reason when requesting an Absent Voter's Ballot.  However, they are still required to fill out an application (name, address, and contact information) and sign the application.

If you would like an absentee ballot, you can call the Clerk's Office at 248-451-4848 to have an application mailed to you, or fill out an Absentee Ballot Application and return by mail, fax (248) 682-3788, or deliver to the Clerk's Office as stated on the bottom of the form. For your convenience, it is also avaialble to use the Township Drop Box next to the Postal Box at Town Hall 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

As of November 2018, a voter who wishes to spoil their Absent Voter Ballot must request to do so in writing.  Click here for an Affidavit of Absent Voter Request to Spoil Absent Voter Ballot.  A request for a new ballot to be mailed to your present address must be received by the Township Clerk’s office before 2pm on the Saturday immediately before an election.  An in-person request for a new ballot must be received by the Clerk’s office before 4pm the Monday immediately before the election.  Each voter must sign the affidavit.  Electronic signatures cannot be accepted.

Voter Precinct Maps

Prior Election Results

Information About Political Signs

Questions about voting locations?

Contact the Clerk's Office (248-451-4848) or the Michigan Voter Information Center at michigan.gov/vote, the Secretary of State's Online Website.  There is also a feature that will allow you to view your own sample ballot.