Upcoming election: November 6, 2018 General election.
Voters can check the Michigan Voter Information Center for a look at the ballot and information on voting districts.
Currently the city has 2837 registered voters who vote in to two precincts. Precinct 1 consist of all voters North of Smith Street and Precinct 2 consists of all voters South of Smith Street. If you are unsure of your precinct, it should be printed clearly on your voter identification card. You can check the Michigan Voter Information Center for precinct location, list of your representatives and any ballot info. If you are still unsure please call the City Clerk’s office.
Registering To Vote
Any citizen of the United States of America who is 18 years of age (at the date of the election) and who has a permanent residence in the City of Algonac may register to vote. You must be registered at least 30 days prior to the date of the election. Following is a link to the Michigan Voter Registration Form and directions.
The City Clerk is the official elections administrator for the City. You can come to the City Offices and register to vote. When you register to vote by mail or through the State of Michigan Secretary of State’s office, the City Clerk will forward a new voter identification card to you within 30 days of receipt of the information from the County of St. Clair.
Absent Voter Ballots
Michigan Election law states clerk's must have a request in writing before they can send an AV ballot to a registered voter. The City of Algonac has a permanent absentee list. If you would like to be placed on the permanent AV list and automatically receive an application for an AV ballot please contact the Clerk’s office or simply complete the Request to be on Permanent Absent Voter List and submit it to the clerk's office.
The City Clerk reviews the list of available elections inspectors for each election. Due to illness, vacations, or other personal matters there are sometimes not enough inspectors to fill the required spots. If you are interested in becoming an election inspector and working on election days, applications are available at the City Clerk’s office. All election inspectors are required by state law to attend a school of instruction every two (2) years. The school of instruction is usually held in St. Clair County and lasts about three hours. The current rate of pay for the election inspector if $10.00 per hour, with $20.00 being paid for each training session attended. Chairman receive $11.00 an hour.
Election Inspector Application 2015