Election Commission

The Michigan Bureau of Election summarizes the activities and duties required of the election commission by Michigan Election Law; however, some duties are regularly delegated to the City Clerk. Some of the duties handled at the meetings include: 

  • Establishing boundaries and determining the size of precincts. (MCL 168.658)
  • Assessing the city's voting equipment needs (MCL 168.670)
  • Establishing absentee voter counting and receiving boards (MCL 168.792a & 168.679a)
  • Appointing election inspectors (MCL 168.674)
  • Designating the chairpersons of the election inspectors (MCL 168.674)