NEXT ELECTION DATES:
- August 2, 2016 (Primary Election)
- November 8, 2016 (General Election)
Michigan Election Law provides that elections must be held on only four (4) predetermined dates throughout the year:
1. The fourth Tuesday in February
2. The first Tuesday after the first Monday in May
3. The first Tuesday after the first Monday in August
4. The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November
Click on the View Map link under each Precinct. Sample Ballots are available for each precinct by clicking on the link.
Royalton Township Hall
980 Miners Road
Royalton Township Fire Station
911 East John Beers Road
View Royalton Township Precinct Map
November 8, 2016- General Election Dates
October 11 - Last Day to Register to Vote in
November 5 - Office Open until 2PM
Last Day AV Ballots can be Mailed Out
November 7 - AV Balloting in Person in the
Register To Vote
You can register to vote if you are:
You may register to vote at:
You may vote absentee ballot if you:
Anyone meeting the criteria and wishing to obtain an Application for an Absentee Ballot can contact the Township Office at
(269) 429-2501. You may also go to the forms section and click on that form, fill out the application, and mail it to:
980 Miners Road
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
According to Michigan Election Law, effective March 27, 2013, if a voter applies for an absent voter ballot in person at the clerk's office, the voter is required to present a photo ID or sign an Affidavit of Voter not in Possession of Picture Identification form.
Below are the acceptable forms of ID. The photo ID must be current and not expired.
Notice for Military and Overseas Civilian Voters or Those Who Are in Contact With Them
New State and federal laws make it easier for military and overseas civilian voters to register and participate in elections. Under the new laws, military and overseas civilan voters can now receive a ballot by e-mail or fax to speed the voting process. (The voted ballot must be returned by mail for security purposes.)
Military and overseas civilian voters intrested in obtaining ballots for elections must request a ballot through the township clerk. Request for absentee ballots submitted prior to 2010 are no longer valid and cannot be processed. Under the new law, request for ballots are good for every election held in the same calendar year in which the request is received. When submitting your request, be sure to indicate whether you would like to receive your ballot by mail, e-mail or fax.
Additional information including contact information for Michigan's township clerks can be obtained through the Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC) Web site maintained by the Michigan Department of State which is located at: www.Michigan.gov/vote.
Click on "Military and Overseas Voters".
If you are in communication with a military or overseas civilian voter we encourage you to inform them of the above information.