Election Information



A Special Election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.
Polls will be open 7 AM to 8 PM at the Township Hall. View the sample ballot here.

Election Day Voter Information Sheet

Michigan Absentee Ballot Applications can be found here:
Michigan Absentee Ballot Application

You can register to vote on line here:
Michigan Voter on Line Registration

Any registered voter can vote from home/by mail.  Absentee ballot applications should be returned to the Township Office in person or placed in the LOCKED drop box outside the Township Hall.  They can also be mailed to PO Box 1, Rapid City, MI 49676 or scanned and emailed to the Township Clerk at clerk@clearwatertwp.com.

Absentee ballots should be returned before election day.  Return ballots to the Township Clerk in person, or by dropping in the LOCKED drop box outside the Township Hall or send via US Mail.  All ballots need to arrive at the Township Hall prior to the close of polls on Election Day.

The November ballot Public Accuracy Test will be held on October 6, 2021 at 12:30 pm at the Township Hall, 5440 River St., Rapid City.

The Clearwater Township Election Commission will meet on Monday, October 11, 2021 at 11am to appoint election workers at the Township Hall.

Residents can register to vote through election day at the Township Office.  Voter registration and Absentee ballots will be available at the Township Office during office hours (Monday-Thursday 10 AM-2 PM) and during the weekend before election day: 
Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 8 AM to Noon and
Sunday, October 31, 2021 from Noon to 4 PM

The Michigan Voter Information Center (mi.gov/vote) has a wealth of additional information.