Elections

Patrice Rose - Clerk

Deb Romaneschi- Deputy Clerk

Danielle Riegel - Election Coordinator 

Tammy Conrad - Election Assistant 

Upcoming 2021 Elections

2021 Election Information

At this time there are no elections scheduled for 2021 in St. Joseph Charter Township.


Voting Locations

Precinct #1 - St. Joseph Township Public Safety Complex, 1750 Colfax Ave, Benton Harbor
Precinct #2 - St. Joseph Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1201 Maiden Ln., Saint Joseph
Precinct #3 - St. Joseph Charter Township Hall, 3000 Washington Ave., Saint Joseph
Precinct #4 - Peace Lutheran Church, 3590 Lincoln Ave., Saint Joseph

Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.


Absentee Voting

Please fill out an Absentee Ballot Application if you would like to vote an Absentee Ballot

Forms





Voter Registration Form

Absentee Ballot Application

Permanent Absentee Voter List Form

Becoming an Election Worker

Voting Information Videos

How to Use Touch Screen Voting 

Accessibility Voting

Making and Casting Your Ballot

Tabulator Warning Messages

Election Worker Training Videos

Setting up and Opening Polls on Tabulator

Tabulator Warning Messages

Closing the Polls on the Tabulator

Powering Down

Full Tabulator Video Open-Close

Vat Full Video Open-Close

MIsc Election Inspector Training Videos

Provisional Ballot Process

Closing the Polls

Voters Who Have Moved

Duplicating Ballots


7 FAQs About Voting and Voter Registration

Where do I register to vote?

You can register to vote at your local clerk's office, county clerk's office, or at any Secretary of State branch office.  If you are registering less than 15 days before an Election, you must register to vote at your local clerk's office.

When is the last day to register to vote by mail?

15 days before an election.

To register by mail, complete the Michigan Voter Application and mail to your city or township clerk at least 15 days before the election.

When is the last day to register to vote in person?

8pm on Election Day.

Anyone who wishes to register to vote less than 15 days before an election, including Election Day, must register in person at their city or township clerk's office.

Who can vote by mail?

Everyone can vote by mail!  No reason needed.

To request a ballot, complete the Michigan Absent Voter Ballot Application, and mail to your city or township clerk.

How do I vote by mail for every election?

To receive an absentee ballot application for every election, ask your city or township clerk about joining the Permanent Absentee Voter List.

When can I vote by mail?

Absentee ballots are available 45 days before every election.  You can request to have a ballot mailed to you by the Friday before the election at 5pm.  You can also request a ballot in person at your city or township clerk's office until 4pm on the Monday before the election.  New voters can pick up an absentee ballot in person when they register to vote at their city or township clerk's office until 8pm on Election Day. 

All ballots must be returned to the city or township clerk no later than 8pm on Election Day.

Can I register to vote at my polling place?

No.  If you are not registered to vote on Election Day, you must register to vote at your city or township clerk's office; however, you may vote an absentee ballot at your city or township clerk's office when you register to vote, or you can take your registration receipt and vote in person at your polling place.