Voter Registration in Michigan

Michigan voters are encouraged to register as early as possible before an election. Methods and requirements for voter registration depend on the following deadlines:
If there are 15+ days before an election, voters can register online, by mail, or in person.
Within 14 days of an election, and on Election Day, voters may only register by visiting their local clerk’s office to register in person with proof of residency documentation.
Voters can check their voter registration status and look up their local clerk information at

Absentee Voting 
Absent voter ballots are available to registered voters for all elections.  To vote absentee fill out the application and return to your Clerk.  MI Absent Voter Ballot Application. 

To check the status of your ballot or to view your ballot click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

CISA Rumer Control Page:  This webpage is for people with questions about the security of their vote and preemptively debunks potential areas for disinformation.  It is maintained by the CISA in the Department of Homeland Security. 

Candidate Filing information click here

Campaign Finance Disclosure Reporting information click here

Interested In Working Elections
Election Inspectors are responsible for opening the precinct on Election Day, ensuring voters are registered and are voting in the proper precinct, assigning ballots and closing the polls.  Election Inspectors must attend mandatory training and must be a qualified registered elector of the State of Michigan. 

If interested in becoming an Election inspector for East China Township click this link to download an application and return it to the Clerk's office.   Election Inspector Application