ELECTION & VOTER INFORMATION
ELECTION NEWS
 
Precinct #1 includes all voters within the Wayland School District.
Precinct #2 is comprised of voters in the Caledonia & Thornapple-Kellogg School District
 

2020 Election Dates

March 10 - Presidential Elections

May 5 - School Elections

August 4 - Primary

November 3 - General Election

 


VOTER REGISTRATION
 
You are eligible to vote if you are:
  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years old on or before the next election
  • A resident of Michigan
  • Registered 30 days prior to the next election
  • You are not required to re-register for each election unless you have moved or changed your name.
 
You can register to vote at any:
  • Secretary of State Branch Office
  • County Clerk’s Office
  • Leighton Township Clerk’s Office
  • By mail (form available at www.michigan.gov/sos) – If you register by mail you must vote in person for your first election.
 
The Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC) at www.michigan.gov/sos has additional information such as:
  • How do I register to vote?
  • Am I already registered?
  • Find your clerk
  • Absentee ballots
  • Voting machine instructions 
  • Election calendar
  • Map to your polling location
  • View your current ballot
ABSENTEE BALLOTS
Absentee voter ballots are available for all elections.  They provide voters with a convenient method for casting a ballot when they are unable to attend the polls on Election Day. 
 
An Absentee Ballot Application must be filed prior to receipt of a ballot.  Applications are available at the township office or at www.michigan.gov/sos.
 
Leighton Township also maintains a permanent absentee list for voters who have requested ballot applications sent to them for each election.  If you would like to be added to that list, please contact the Clerk.