- Clerk's Office will be open the Saturday before Elections held in Dalton Township for election purposes from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- May 2,2023 - Special Election.
- August 8,2023 - Special Election
- November 7,2023 - Possible General/Special Election
PLEASE NOTE: Per Resolution 2019-19, ALL registered voters in PRECINCT 1 will NOW BE VOTING AT the Charles D. Hammond FOP #99 Lodge: 3051 Blue Lake Road, Twin Lake, MI 49457 (NOT the Dalton Library).
PLEASE NOTE: Per Resolution 2019-22, Registered voters located East of NB US 31, South of Lakewood Road and West of Automobile Road have been moved from Precinct 1 TO PRECINCT 4 - polling location: Dalton Township Hall: 1616 E. Riley Thompson Rd, Muskegon, MI 49445.
ABSENTEE VOTING PROCESS - Please see the informational video below. The video outlines the process to obtain your AV application, how the Township processes AV applications and AV ballots.
What will I see on the ballot for the current election?
To view YOUR SAMPLE BALLOT go here: https://webapps.sos.state.mi.us/mivote/
In the Secretary of State's Voter Information Center you have access to your sample ballot, voting place, and your local Clerk's information.
Feel free to share this resource with your fellow voters as your sample ballot may differ from another persons (items listed on the ballot are based on the issues/offices that affect your County, Township/City/Village, and the Precinct/Ward you live in.
~More election information is listed below.~
Anyone still remaining in line at 8:00 p.m. is eligible to vote.
- Current Driver's License, Personal identification card issued by a State;
- Federal or State or government issued photo identification;
- -U.S. passport;
- Military identification card with photo;
- Student identification with photo, from a high school or an accredited institution of higher education
- Tribal identification card with photo;
- OR a voter may sign an affidavit form.
Are you a registered voter?
Only registered voters may vote.
If you are unsure of your status, call your local clerk's office. You must be a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age, and a resident of Michigan and the city/township where you are applying to register prior to the election
Please send completed form to:
Dalton Township Clerk
1616 East Riley Thompson Rd
Muskegon, MI 49445
NOTICE REGARDING YOUR RESIDENCE ADDRESS:
Michigan law requires that the same address be used for voter registration and driver license purposes. Therefore, if the residence address you provide on the voter registration form differs from the address shown on a driver license or personal identification card issued by the State of Michigan, the Secretary of State will automatically change your driver license or personal identification card address to match the residence address entered on the voter registration form. If an address change is made, the Secretary of State will mail you an address update sticker for your driver license or personal identification card.
If wishing to vote absentee, please fill out the application here and return to Dalton Township Clerk's office; forms are also available in office (231-766-3043). Absent Voters MUST complete an application for each and every election before a ballot can be issued to them.
Absentee ballots MUST be returned to the Dalton Township Clerk BEFORE the close of the polls on Election Day in order to be counted.
Dalton Township's Clerk's Office will be open the Saturday before the election from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
If a voter needs an Absent Voter Ballot in the event of an EMERGENCY situation ON Election Day, please call the Dalton Township Clerk at 231-766-2636.
Dalton Township maintains a Permanent Absent Voter list, registered voters can sign up to be on this list and will automatically be sent an application to request an absentee voter ballot. To be added to this permanent list, please fill complete this form.
The Muskegon County Clerk's page may also have further information: www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk.
What is the Board of Canvassers?
This board completes canvas and certification of primaries and elections, conducts recounts, and inspects ballot containers.
Term length is four years. Current members of the Muskegon County Board of Canvassers are listed here: www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk
Registered voters interested must submit an election inspector application to their local clerk.
Who is my local Clerk?
|Blue Lake Township||231-894-6335|
|Cedar Creek Township||231-821-0014|
|Egelston Township||231-788-2308 ext. 16|
|Muskegon Charter Township||231-777-2555 ext. 312|
Information updated May 2019.