City Elections are held in the City of Ann Arbor every year.* Elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in August (Primary) and November (General). Polling places are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on election days. The City Clerk is the City's chief elections officer and is responsible for the administration of all City Elections.
*The November 2017 will be the last odd-year Council election, at which time, Council will begin to have staggered four-year terms, elected in even years. The 2017 election only will be for a three-year term.
Temporary Polling Place Change, Precincts 3-4 and 3-7 - Pattengill Elementary School
Due to recent flooding damage and ongoing renovation work at Allen Elementary School, voters assigned to Precincts 3-4 (Ward 3, Precinct 4) and 3-7 (Ward 3, Precinct 7), will be assigned to a temporary polling place at Pattengill Elementary, 2100 Crestland Drive, for the November 8 General Election. All affected voters in 3-4 and 3-7 will receive a postcard notice alerting them of the temporary polling place. Voters can look for the cards in early October. It is anticipated that following the completion of the renovation, voters will return to Allen Elementary for the 2017 City Elections. Please email or call the City Clerk for more information.
Last Day to Register to Vote - Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Clerk's Office Saturday Hours for AV Ballots - November 5, 8am - 2pm
Primary Election - Tuesday, August 2, 2016
General Election - Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Special elections may be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in May as needed.
November 8, 2016 Presidential Election (General Election)
The November 8 General Election is the next election in the City of Ann Arbor. The General Election, which includes the election of the President of the United States, will be held citywide. City polling places will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
The last day to register to vote for the November 8 General Election is Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Please email or call the City Clerk for more information or to check the status of your voter registration in the City.
For a complete list of all State, local and County candidates on the November 8 ballot, please see the County Clerk's listing or to preview your own ballot, visit www.Michigan.gov/vote.
For information on write-in candidates, including filing an affidavit of write-in candidacy, or a list of names of current candidates, please email or call the Ann Arbor City Clerk.