Community Update - 3/30/18

How Do I Register to Vote?  Where Do I Vote?

 On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, the Coloma Community Schools Board of Education will ask voters to approve a 1.25 mill sinking fund request for the renovation and repair of district facilities, along with site and safety/security improvements.  The Building & Site Sinking Fund would be used for specific repairs and improvements in our district.

 To register to vote in Michigan you must be:

  • A resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote
  • A citizen of the United States of America
  • At least 18 years of age by election day (in this case by May 8, 2018)
  • Not currently serving a sentence in jail or prison

 You must register to vote in Michigan at least 30 days prior to the election.  For the May 8, 2018 election that means you must be registered no later than April 9, 2018.  In Michigan, you can register to vote by mail or in person by submitting a completed:

 You can also process voter registration at your local MI SOS branch office when you apply for a driver's license/ID card, or update your address.  Once your form has been processed, your city or township clerk will issue you a MI voter identification card.

 NOTE: If you are registering for the first time and submitting your application by mail, you will be required to submit a copy of your photo identification.  See the application Form (ED-121) linked above for further details.

 Voting will be held at your township hall or city precinct polling place from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. unless otherwise notified by your township or city.  If you will be out of town on the day of the election, are physically unable to attend the polls, or are 60 years of age or older, you may vote by absentee ballot.  Absentee ballots are available from your local township or city clerk and must be submitted by 8:00 p.m. on election day.

Please make sure you are registered by April 9 and vote on May 8!!

Source: Coloma Community Schools