Absentee Voting

Absentee Voting

Absentee Ballots are available 40 days prior to each election at the City Clerk's Office or by mail.

Absentee Voting & Voter Registration Deadlines to Know:

  • Voter Registration Deadlines (PDF)
  • Absentee Ballot Applications are available 75 days prior to each election.
  • Absentee Ballots are available in person at the City Clerk's Office 40 days prior to each election.
  • Absentee Ballots sent to you by mail: By 5:00 p.m. the Friday before Election Day
  • Absentee Ballots issued in person at the City Clerk's Office: By 4:00 p.m. the Monday before Election Day.
  • Absentee Ballot must be returned to the City Clerk's office or St. Clair Shores Official Election Drop Box before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day and can be returned the following ways:
      • By Mail
      • St. Clair Shores Official Election Drop Boxes: 24 hours / 7 days a week.
      • City Clerk's Counter: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and any extended election hours.

Drop Box Locations:

  • City Hall 27600 Jefferson Ave - White City Mailbox at front entrance 
  • City Hall 27600 Jefferson Ave - White Election Drop Box at rear entrance
  • Veterans Memorial Park Main Parking Lot 32400 Jefferson Avenue - Northwest corner of Jefferson & Masonic
  • St. Clair Shores Golf Course 22185 Masonic - Southeast corner of Club House building
  • St. Clair Shores Civic Arena 20000 Stephens Road - Outside main entrance
  • Blossom Heath Inn Main Parking Lot 24800 Jefferson Ave - Northside of staircase

Drop Boxes are under 24/7 Video Monitoring Surveillance 

Warning: Any tampering with ballots or a ballot drop box is a crime.
Damaging, destroying, or concealing any ballot drop box violates Michigan law and is punishable as a felony. MCL 168.932.
Unauthorized possession of an absentee ballot violates Michigan law and is punishable as a misdemeanor. MCL 168.931.