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City Elections are held in the City of Ann Arbor every even 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.

Permanent Polling Place Change, Ward 1, Precinct 9 (1-9) Relocated to Logan Elementary School

Due to the addition of new precincts in the City, voters assigned to Precinct 1-9 was permanent relocated to a new polling place at Logan Elementary School, 2685 Traver Road, along with new Precinct 1-11, starting with the August 7 Primary Election. All affected voters in Precincts 1-9 and 1-11 received a new voter ID Card alerting them of the new polling place assignment. Please email or call the City Clerk for more information.

Temporary Polling Place Change, Ward 1, Precincts 1 and 12 (1-1 and 1-12) Relocated to Rackham Graduate School

Due to scheduled construction beginning in April 2018 at the Michigan Union, 530 S. State Street, voters assigned to Precincts 1-1 and 1-12 will be assigned to a temporary polling place at the Rackham Graduate School, 915 E. Washington Street, for the remainder of 2018 and 2019. All affected voters in Precincts 1-1 and 1-12 received new voter ID cards alerting them of the temporary polling place change. New cards will be sent again to voters upon the return to the Michigan Union. Please email or call the City Clerk for more information.

Temporary Polling Place Change, Ward 4, Precincts 1 (4 -1) Relocated to UM Coliseum

Due to scheduled construction beginning in April 2018 at the Michigan Union, 530 S. State Street, voters assigned to Precinct 4-1 will be assigned to a temporary polling place at the UM Coliseum for all scheduled elections in 2018. All affected voters in Precinct 4-1 received a new voter ID Card alerting them of the temporary polling place change. New cards will be sent again to voters upon the return to the Michigan Union. Please email or call the City Clerk for more information.

Important Dates:

Last Day to Register to Vote - Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Clerk's Office Saturday Hours for AV Ballots -Nov. 3, 2018, 8am - 2pm

General Election - Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Special Elections

Special elections may be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in May as needed. 

November 6 General Election

The November 6 Statewide General Election is the next election in the City of Ann Arbor. City polling places in all wards will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

The last day to register to vote for the November 6, 2018 General Election is Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Please email or call the City Clerk for more information or to check the status of your voter registration in the City.

November 6 City Candidates


 

​Mayor​Christopher Taylor (D)
​Council Ward 1Jeff Hayner (D)​Ryan Hughes (No Party)
​Council Ward 2​Kathy Griswold (D)
​Council Ward 3​Julie Grand (D)
​Council Ward 4​Elizabeth Nelson (D)Joe Hood (No Party)
​Council Ward 5​​Ali Ramlawi (D)


 

ANN ARBOR CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT

CHARTER AMENDMENT FOR THE CITY-OWNED PUBLIC LAND BOUNDED BY FIFTH AVENUE, AND WILLIAM, DIVISION AND LIBERTY STREETS TO BE DESIGNATED, IN PERPETUITY, AS AN URBAN PARK AND CIVIC CENTER COMMONS TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CENTER OF THE CITY," BY AMENDING THE ANN ARBOR CITY CHARTER ADDING A NEW SECTION 1.4 TO CHAPTER 1 OF THE CHARTER.

Shall the City-owned public land bounded by Fifth Ave, and William, Division and Liberty Streets be retained in public ownership, in perpetuity, and developed as an urban park and civic center commons, known as the "Center of the City" by adding a new section for the purpose as explained above?

ANN ARBOR CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT

AMENDMENT TO ALTER THE PROCEDURE FOR FILLING A VACANCY IN ELECTIVE OFFICES

Currently, a vacancy in an elective office is filled by appointment of City Council, regardless of how long is left of the term. If this amendment is approved, a vacancy that occurs with more than half of the term remaining will be filled by appointment until the next regular City election, at which the rest of the term will be contested, so long as the filing deadline for the primary election is thirty days or more after the vacancy occurs.

Shall this proposed amendment to the Ann Arbor City Charter be adopted?

ANN ARBOR CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT

AUTHORIZING TAX FOR PARK MAINTENANCE AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

Shall the Charter be amended to authorize a tax up to 1.10 mills for park maintenance and capital improvements for 2019 through 2024 to replace the previously authorized tax for park maintenance and capital improvements for 2013 through 2018, which will raise in the first year of the levy an estimated revenue of $6,042,300? In accordance with State law, a portion of the millage may be subject to capture by the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority and the Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority.


 

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. 

  

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City Clerk
Jacqueline Beaudry
Larcom City Hall
Second Floor
301 E. Huron St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734.794.6140
Fax: 734.994.8296

Hours: Monday-Friday
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
(excluding holidays)