Absentee Ballots Still Available for November Election
The deadline is 2 p.m. Saturday to request a ballot sent by mail and 4 p.m. next Monday to pick one up in person.
With the Nov. 6 election only one week away, there is still time to request an absentee ballot.
For Wyandotte residents, a request to have an absentee ballot mailed out must be received by the office of City Clerk William Griggs by 2 p.m. Saturday.
Griggs said anyone wishing to pick one up in person must come to his office by 4 p.m. next Monday. The office is located on the first floor of Wyandotte City Hall.
Once the ballot is completed, voters have until 8 p.m. on Election Day to return it to the clerk’s office.
According to the Michigan Department of State, a registered voter requesting an absentee ballot must meet one of the following requirements:
- Age 60 years old or older
- Unable to vote without assistance at the polls
- Expecting to be out of town on Election Day
- In jail awaiting arraignment or trial
- Unable to attend the polls due to religious reasons
- Appointed to work as an election inspector in a precinct outside of your precinct of residence.