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Garland Doyle, Interim City Clerk
47450 Woodward Ave., Pontiac, Michigan 48342
1st Floor
(248) 758-3200
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.       
Election Commission

  Important Notices

Drive Up Ballot Drop Boxes

There are seven drive up ballot boxes located throughout the city.
Click here for a list of locations and availability

Extended Clerk Hours
The Clerk's office will be open extended hours through election day
Saturday, July 31st 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 1st 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


 Upcoming Election Dates
August 3, 2021 Primary Election
November 2, 2021 General Election

Election Results
May 5, 2015

August 4, 2015
March 8, 2016
August 2, 2016
November 8, 2016
August 8, 2017
November 7, 2017
August 7, 2018
November 6, 2018 (unofficial)

 Sample Ballots
Sample ballots are now available on the Secretary of State's Website.
The sample ballot includes wording for Proposal A
Click here to get your sample ballot.

 Election Workers Needed
Click here to download the Election Worker Application form.

Click here for a complete schedule of all fees associated with the Clerk's office

Absent Voter Applications (click on "Clerk Forms" from the menu on the left)

Michigan law requires that a new application be completed for each election for which an absentee ballot is needed. To request an Application for Absent Voters Ballot, visit the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 47450 Woodward Avenue; contact the City Clerk's Office at (248) 758-3006, or download a copy of the application for Absent Voter Ballot Form. (Please be sure to sign and print your full name and address on the application form.) If you are interested in receiving an Absent Voter Application for all future elections, please complete the Permanent Absent Voter Request Form and return it to the City Clerk's Office. Once your signature is received, your name will be recorded on a Permanent Absent Voter List to receive Absent Voter Applications for all future elections.

The City Clerk's Office will be open on the Saturday prior to Election Day to accept and process Absent Voter Ballot Applications.

Absentee Ballots issued on the Monday prior to the Election must be voted on-site; they cannot leave the Municipal Building per State Election Law.

All Absent Voter Ballots must be returned to the City Clerk's Office by 8 p.m. on Election night in order to be counted.

No Campaigning at the Polls

Pursuant to Michigan Election Law, all campaigning on Election Day must be at least 100 feet from any doorway used by voters to enter the polling place. Campaign buttons, hats, clothing with candidate names or campaign slogans, must be covered or removed when entering the polling place.

Voter Assist Terminals

All Pontiac voters and members of the disability community are encouraged to utilize the AutoMark Voter Assist Terminal. The AutoMark provides access and on-site participation to all voters in Pontiac. Voters who are physically disabled, visually impaired or otherwise unable to mark a ballot in the usual way can utilize the AutoMark device to vote independently. The screen magnification and contrast features make it a useful tool for all voters to use.

Polling Locations

Click Here to download the new Precinct Map and Voting Locations.

  Precinct Number & Location   Precinct Number & Location
viewmap Precincts 1 , 2 & 3

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
174 Branch Street
(Crossroads Bagley & Orchard Lake)

viewmap Precincts 4, 5 & 6

Bowens Center
52 Bagley Street
(Crossroads Orchard Lake & Bagley)

viewmap Precincts 7 & 8

Baldwin Center
212 Baldwin Ave.
(Crossroads Montcalm and Caesar Chavez)

viewmap Precinct 9 & 10

Alcott Elementary
460 West Kennett
(Crossroads Baldwin & Dixie Highway)

viewmap Precincts 11 & 12

Kennedy Junior High School
1700 Baldwin Ave.
(Crossroads Walton & I-75 Baldwin South Exit)

viewmap Precincts 13 & 14

Pontiac High School
1051 Arlene
(Crossroads Perry & Madison)

viewmap Precinct 15

Herrington Elementary
541 Bay Street
(Crossroads University & Featherstone)

viewmap Precincts 16, 17 & 18

Pontiac Middle School
1275 North Perry Street
(Crossroads Perry & Madison)

viewmap Precincts 19, 20 & 21

Salvation Army
496 Martin Luther King Jr., South
(Crossroads South Blvd. & Auburn)