Voting & Election Information

Election News


 Dates to Remember

  • Absent voter (AV) ballots available - March 24, 2017
  • Last day to register for election - April 3, 2017
  • Last day to receive AV ballot by mail - April 29, 2017 at 2 p.m.
  • Last day to obtain an AV ballot in person - May 1, 2017 at 4 p.m.
  • Ballots are available daily from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. for pick-up.
  • For mail, please allow 5-7 days for U.S. Mail delivery.


The Clerk's Office is open Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. for electors who wish to receive an AV ballot.

  1. Absentee Voters

    If you are unable to attend the polls on Election Day due to one of the following factors, you may request an absentee ballot from the City Clerk's office

  2. Become a Candidate for Elected City Office

    If you would like to serve your community by running for office, pay attention to the dates to remember and requirements.

  3. Polling Locations

    The City is divided into 3 wards and subdivided into 10 precincts. If you have already registered to vote in the City of Ypsilanti you may determine your precinct and polling location by checking your Voter ID card or by visiting the Michigan Voter Information Center.

  4. Voter Registration

    View the requirements for voter registration.

  5. What to Expect When You Get to the Polls

    Prepare for a fantastic voting experience.