October 28, 2016 – Electors of the City of Midland who wish to receive an absentee ballot for the November 8 General Election by mail must submit their application by 2 p.m., Saturday, November 5, 2016. The Midland City Clerk’s office will be open Saturday, November 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to receive requests for absentee ballots. Electors qualified to obtain an absentee ballot for the November General Election may vote in person in the Clerk’s Office until 4 p.m., Monday, November 7, 2016.
To qualify for an absentee ballot, you must meet at least one of the following criteria: be at least 60 years of age; absent from the community for the entire time the polls are open on election day; physically unable to attend the polls; unable to attend the polls because of religious reasons; appointed as an election inspector in a precinct other than where you live; or confined to jail awaiting arraignment or trial.
For questions or further information on absentee ballots, contact the City Clerk’s Office at Midland City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth Street or call 989-837-3310. Information can also be found at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/clerk.