City of Clio, Michigan 


Voter Registration:

  • a U.S. citizen;
  • at least 18 years of age by election day;
  • a resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote.

**** In order to vote, you must be registered 30 days prior to an election****

Voter Registration Application:  http://www.michigan.gov/documents/MIVoterRegistration_97046_7.pdf?20131212114148

Michigan Voter Information Centerhttp://www.michigan.gov/vote

  • Determine if you are registered to vote
  • Find your polling location
  • Learn to use your voting equipment
  • Find answers to frequently asked questions
  • View your sample ballot

Further, visitors can access online information on statewide candidates, ballot proposals and tutorials on the voting equipment used in their community. The Qualified Voter File, a nationally recognized statewide voter registration system developed by the Michigan Department of State, provides data for the site.

Election Inspector:

Election Inspector Application

General Qualifications:

  • Must be a qualified and registered elector of Genesee County
  • Must be 18 years of age; a person who is 16 or 17 years of age may be appointed with special conditions.
  • Must be able to work be able to work from 6 a.m. to approximately 9:30 p.m. on Election Day.
  • Must have transportation to and from polling location. Shall have a good clerical ability to perform duties.
  • Computer experience.

Requirements and Duties:

  • Must fill out an Election Inspector Application.
  • Attend a minimum of one training class every two years, required by Michigan Election Bureau.
  • Open and close the polling place location.
  • Set up voting booths, tables, precinct supplies and Aut0MARK terminal.
  • Able to use a laptop computer to record voter history.
  • Issue voters their ballot.
  • Assist voters in any phase of the voting process.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Chairperson.
  • Pay of job is $125 for the day.


Voting Absentee Ballot

A separate absent voter ballot request must be submitted for each election. Absent voter ballots are available for all elections. You may vote with an absent voter ballot if:

  • you are unable to vote without assistance;
  • you are 60 years of age or older;
  • you expect to be absent from your city or township on election day;
  • you are in jail, awaiting arraignment or trial;
  • you have been assigned to work as a precinct worker in a precinct other than where you are registered; or
  • you are unable to attend the polls because of religious beliefs.

If any of these situations exist, you can obtain an absent voter ballot by writing to the clerk. You must state the reason why you need an absent voter ballot and you must sign the request. A pre-printed absent voter ballot application form is available above or from the city clerk upon request.

If you are temporarily outside the U.S., you can use a Federal Postcard Application to apply for an absent voter ballot. The FPCA must be signed under oath unless you, your spouse or your parents are serving in the armed forces or Merchant Marines.

Send the completed application to: City of Clio, 505 W. Vienna Street, Clio, MI 48420

If you want the ballot mailed, your application must be received by 2 p.m. the Saturday before the election. Make your request early to allow for delivery time.

A voter eligible to vote by absent voter ballot may also vote in person at the clerk’s office anytime up to 4 p.m. the day before the election.

All absent voter ballots must be received by the clerk’s office not later than 8 p.m. on election day.. Your ballot will not be counted unless your signature is on the return envelope and matches your signature on file. If you received assistance voting the ballot, then the signature of the person who helped you must also be on the return envelope. Only you, a family member or person residing in your household, a mail carrier, or election official is authorized to deliver your signed absentee voter ballot to your clerk's office.

If an emergency, such as a sudden illness or family death prevents you from reaching the polls on Election Day, you may request an emergency absentee voter ballot. Requests for an emergency ballot must be submitted after the deadline for regular absentee voter ballots has passed but before 4 p.m. on Election Day. The emergency must have occurred at a time that made it impossible for you to apply for a regular absentee voter ballot. Your local clerk will have more information about emergency absentee voter ballots.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex and familial status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs). To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-5964 (TDD).