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Absent Voter Ballots

Absent Voter Ballots

Recent legislation passed in November, 2018 that allows for a United State Citizen who is qualified to vote in Michigan to receive an absent voter ballot without having to provide a reason. This means that any registered voter may now request an absent voter ballot for any Election. A signed application is still required for all Elections in order to receive a ballot. Voters can obtain an application by contacting the City Clerk’s Office or by downloading an application from the City’s website once available.

If you wish to be added to our permanent absent voter list to automatically receive applications for every Election, please call the City Clerk’s Office at (248) 871-2410 or email us at permlist@fhgov.com to request to be added to the list. Please include your name, registered address and a contact number.

Absent voter ballot applications are mailed out by the City Clerk’s Office approximately two months prior to an Election.

The City Clerk's Office will be open on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 8:30AM to 4:30PM for the purpose of obtaining an absent voter ballot for the May 7, 2019 Special Election – Walled Lake Consolidated School District.  Note that the deadline for a voter to request that an absent voter ballot be mailed is Friday, May 3, 2019 at 5:00PM.

Application For Absent Voter's  Ballot