Susanne Courtade, CMMC/CMC, Township Clerk
This page offers access to voter and election information. If you can't find the information you are looking for here, or you have further questions please email me, or call 947-8647.
Clerk's Office Staff
Helen MacArthur, CMMC/CMC, Deputy Clerk
Phone 231-947-8647 FAX-231-922-2094
To see political sign restrictions for East Bay TWP and some of our surrounding areas visit this site from the Grand Traverse County Clerk's Office
Interested in becoming an Election Inspector? Would you like to serve your fellow Township residents and ensure fair and honest elections? Please click here to print an Election Inspector Application and call the Clerk's Office for information about training opportunities.
THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR THE
MAY 2, 2017 ELECTION
IS APRIL 3, 2017
TO SEE SAMPLE BALLOTS CLICK HERE
The city and township clerks of Benzie, Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties will be at their offices during their regular business hours for the purpose of taking applications for registration from qualified persons. No one may vote in the May 2, 2017 Election unless they are on the registration roll of the city or township clerk 30 days before the election. If you are not now registered, the last day you may do so in order to vote in the May 2, 2017 Special Election is April 3, 2017.
NOTICE TO VOTERS:
NEW VOTER IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENT IN EFFECT
Due to a recent court ruling, every Michigan voter who offers to vote in the polls must comply with the requirement by showing picture identification or signing an affidavit attesting that he or she is not in possession of picture identification. (See MCL 168.523 for picture identification requirement)
You may register with your township clerk. You may also register with the County Clerk in the county in which you live or any Secretary of State branch office in Michigan. If you have any questions, call your township clerk or the Grand Traverse County Clerk's office at (231)-922-4760.
ELECTION DAY POLL HOURS
Click here for poll opening and closing hours.
Where do I vote?? Click here for map.
Please note that Precint 1 will vote at the north end and Precinct 4 will vote at the south end of the township hall. Precincts 2 & 3 will be voting at the East Bay Station #9 at 110 Highlake RD. You may request an Absentee Voter Ballot for this election.
If you are interested in being on our list of Permanent Absentee Voters click here for form.
Helpful Elections Links:
For an Absent Voter Ballot Application Form for the next Election visit
Voter ID Requirements
Voter Registration Form
Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC)
The MVIC provides residents with information regarding their voter registration status, upcoming elections, absent voter ballot application, clerk information and lets you preview your ballot. Clink the link below for more information.
Enter the Michigan Voter Information Center
Absent Voter Application click here