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Elections

Upcoming Election - November 8, 2022 General Election

Polls will be open from 7am-8pm on November 8, 2022. For all related notices as well as information on the candidates and proposals, please visit the Election section of the Allegan County Clerk's website.

Precinct Information

The City of Plainwell has one voting precinct located at City Hall, 211 N. Main St.

Voter Registration Information

To register to vote you must be:

  • A US citizen
  • 18 years of age by Election Day
  • A resident of Michigan and the city/township where you are applying
You may register to vote online by visiting the Secretary of State website

You may register to vote in person at:
  • The City Clerk’s Office
  • Any Michigan Secretary of State branch office

You may register to vote by mail by downloading an application and mailing the completed application to:
City Clerk
211 N. Main St
Plainwell, MI 49080

Absentee Ballot Information

Am I Eligible?

Voting buttonUnder Michigan Law, all registered residents are able to request an absentee ballot.

Permanent Absentee List

The City Clerk’s office maintains a permanent absent voter application list. Voters on this list will automatically receive an application for every election. If you’d like to be placed on this list, please call 269-685-6821.

Military or Overseas Citizens

The State of Michigan allows Military and Overseas Citizens to vote using their last known registered address.

You may contact your commanding officer and receive a Federal Post Card Registration and Absentee Ballot Application (FPCA). If you are a citizen overseas you may contact your Consulate Office. Or visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program
website
.

Requesting an Absentee Ballot

 

Election FAQ's

 

Navigating the election process for students and first-time voters


Michigan Voter Information Center

This website will provide additional precinct information, let you know if you are registered to vote, provide maps of polling locations, a list of candidates and ballot proposals specific to your precinct, and a calendar of important election dates.