Elections & Voter Information

Elections

Michigan through election laws has established three potential election dates each year:

  • The May regular election date, which is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in May
  • The August regular election date, which is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in August. 
  • The November regular election date, which is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. 

Polling places are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on election days. The City Clerk is the City's chief elections officer and is responsible for the administration of all City Elections.

My Vote My Monroe


May 7, 2019 Jefferson School Millage Renewal

Special Election for Jefferson Schools Millage Renewal Proposal to provide funds to operate a system of public recreation and playgrounds.

City of Monroe residents living in the Jefferson school district will be eligible to vote in this election.

Please contact the Clerk-Treasurer's office at 734-384-9136 or elections@monroemi.gov for more information.


November 5, 2019 City General Election

Nominating packets are available at the Monroe City Clerk-Treasurer's office Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

  • July 23 - Up to 4:00 PM: Nominating petitions and affidavits of identity for the City of Monroe elections due to the City Clerk's office
  • July 26 - Up to 4:00 PM: Last day to withdraw as a candidate from the City of Monroe election


Important Dates 2019

  • September 21 - MOVE Ballots mailed to military & overseas voters
                             Absent voter ballots must be available for issuance to voters
  • October 21 - Last Day to register in any manner other than in-person
  • October 22 - In-person registration for City of Monroe residents at the City of Monroe Clerk-Treasurer's office begins (must have proof of residency)
  • November 1 - Up to 5:00 PM:  Electors may obtain an absent voter ballot via First Class mail
  • November 4 - Up to 4:00 PM: Electors may obtain absent voter ballot in person at Clerk-Treasurer's office
  • November 5 - Voter registration at the Clerk-Treasurer's office
  • November 5 - Election day registrants may obtain and vote an absent voter ballot in person in clerk's office or vote in person in proper precinct