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2022 Upcoming Elections

  • November 8th (State General Election)​
     

Extra Hours! The City Clerk's Office will be open extra hours in preparation for the upcoming General Election.  City Clerk staff will be available to the public during these special hours for in-person voter registration and absentee ballot requests. Voters registering to vote within 14 days of an election will be required to provide proof of residency.

  • Wednesdays, October 12, 19, 26 and November 2 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at City Hall
  • Saturday, October 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Saturday, November 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.​


The last day to register to vote by mail, or with any designated voter registration agency (e.g. County Clerk, Secretary of State Branch Office, etc.), for the November 8 General Election is Monday, October 24. After this date, voters can still register in-person at the City Clerk's Office with proof of residency until 8:00 P.M. on Election Day.

Polling places are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on election day.

Get Election Night Results here!

Voter Registration

City residents can submit a voter registration form by mail, email, fax, or in-person any time prior to 15 days before an election date. During the 14 days prior to each election, voters will be required to register to vote in-person with the City Clerk's Office and provide proof of residency.

City residents can register to vote in-person at the City Clerk's Office during regular business hours. Registrations for upcoming elections can be made in-person at the City Clerk's Office through 8pm on Election Day. 

Voter registration is also accepted at any Secretary of State Branch Office, the Washtenaw County Clerk's Office, designated state agencies such as Family Independence Agencies or military branch offices, as well as by mail, until 15 days before each election.

City residents who have moved within the City of Ann Arbor can update their address at any Secretary of State Branch Office, online at the Secretary of State's website, or in person at the City Clerk's Office. ​


November 8, 2022 General Election Ballot Language

The November 8 General Election will be conducted for the purpose of voting for candidates seeking election to the following offices:​ 

  • Governor
  • Secretary of State
  • Attorney General
  • U.S. Representative in Congress
  • State Senator
  • Representative in State Legislature
  • Member of the State Board of Education
  • Regent of the University of Michigan
  • Trustee of Michigan State University
  • Governor of Wayne State University
  • County Commissioner
  • Mayor
  • City Council Member
  • Justice of the Suprement Court
  • Judge of the Court of Appeals
  • Judge of Circuit Court
  • Judge of District Court
  • Board of Trustees Washtenaw Community College
  • Board Member Public Schools of Ann Arbor
  • Board Member Ann Arbor District Library

​And to vote on the following Proposals:

Proposal 22-1 A Proposal To Amend The State Constitution To Require Annual Public Financial Disclosure Reports By Legislators And Other State Officers And Change State Legislator Term Limit To 12 Total Years In Legislature

This proposed constitutional amendment would:

  • Require members of legislature, governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, and attorney general file annual public financial disclosure reports after 2023, including assets, liabilities, income sources, future employment agreements, gifts, travel reimbursements, and positions held in organizations except religious, social, and political organizations.
  • Require legislature implement but not limit or restrict reporting requirements.
  • Replace current term limits for state representatives and state senators with a 12-year total limit in any combination between house and senate, except a person elected to senate in 2022 may be elected the number of times allowed when that person became a candidate.

Should this proposal be adopted?​


Proposal 22-2 A Proposal To Amend The State Constitution To Add Provisions Regarding Elections.

This proposed constitutional amendment would:

  • Recognize fundamental right to vote without harassing conduct;
  • Require military or overseas ballots be counted if postmarked by election day;
  • Provide voter right to verify identity with photo ID or signed statement;
  • Provide voter right to single application to vote absentee in all elections;
  • Require state-funded absentee-ballot drop boxes, and postage for absentee applications and ballots;
  • Provide that only election officials may conduct post-election audits;
  • Require nine days of early in-person voting;
  • Allow donations to fund elections, which must be disclosed;
  • Require canvass boards certify election results based only on the official records of votes cast.

Should this proposal be adopted?​

Proposal 22-3 A Proposal To Amend The State Constitution To Establish New Individual Right To Reproductive Freedom, Including Right To Make All Decisions About Pregnancy And Abortion; Allow State To Regulate Abortion In Some Cases; And Forbid Prosecution Of Individuals Exercising Established Right

This proposed constitutional amendment would:

  • Establish new individual right to reproductive freedom, including right to make and carry out all decisions about pregnancy, such as prenatal care, childbirth, postpartum care, contraception, sterilization, abortion, miscarriage management, and infertility;
  • Allow state to regulate abortion after fetal viability, but not prohibit if medically needed to protect a patient’s life or physical or mental health;
  • Forbid state discrimination in enforcement of this right; prohibit prosecution of an individual, or a person helping a pregnant individual, for exercising rights established by this amendment;
  • Invalidate state laws conflicting with this amendment.

Should this proposal be adopted?​


City
Proposal 1 Ann Arbor City Charter Amendment Tax For Community Climate Action

Shall the Charter be amended to authorize a tax up to 1 mills to fund community climate action for 2023 through 2043, which will raise in the first year of levy the estimated revenue of $6,800,000? 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.

Authorized uses include: year-round composting; expanded residential/multifamily recycling; community and rooftop solar programs; rental and low-income household energy programs; bicycle, pedestrian and transit infrastructure; neighborhood resource centers; electric vehicle infrastructure; and tree plantings.


Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact their local Clerk's Office for assistance.

Same precinct locations, new numbers

All city voters should also be aware that the precincts have been renumbered, now in consistent chronological order (1-53). So while you may still be assigned the same precinct and polling location, the number may be slightly different. This new naming convention is a best practice and replaces the previous system of numbering each ward separately. For example, Ward 2, Precinct 1 is now Ward 2, Precinct 13, following the first twelve precincts in Ward 1.

Sound confusing? Not to worry — these changes will be provided to each registered voter on their new voter ID card being mailed to all city voters in mid-July. Still have questions? Contact the city clerk's office at 734.794.6140 or [email protected].




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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)

 The City Clerk's Office is currently open from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. (our usual lunch period) for the election season.