On August 2, 2022 a primary election will be held to narrow the candidates for the November ballot. Voters must vote either Democrat or Republican in this primary election.
Offices on the ballot include: Governor, Representative in the 2nd District for Congress, State Senator for the 34th District, Representative in State Legislature for the 92nd District, County Road Commissioner, County Commissioner and Delegates to the County Convention.
A proposal for the Medical Care Facility’s Operations, Maintenance and Capital Cost Millage is also on the ballot.
Voter ID Cards Mailed:
In late May/early June every registered voter in the City received a new voter ID card in the mail. These cards include the updated voting precinct, congressional, legislative and county district information. On Election Day, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 voters should go to the precinct noted on this updated ID card.
City of Mt. Pleasant Voting Precincts (Effective August 2022):
Precinct 1: Ganiard Elementary School, 101 South Adams Street
Precinct 2: Kinney Elementary School, 720 North Kinney Street
Precinct 3: Pullen Elementary School, 251 South Brown Street
Precinct 4: Fancher Elementary School, 801 South Kinney Avenue
Precinct 5: Vowles Elementary School, 1560 South Watson Street
Absentee Voter Counting Board: Mt. Pleasant City Hall, 320 W. Broadway Street
Mt. Pleasant High School is no longer a voting precinct due to the high amount of scheduled extracurricular activities and limited convenient parking.
Individuals who are not currently registered to vote can register online at https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/ or mail in the voter registration application found online. This must be completed by July 18, 2022 to vote in the August 2, 2022 primary election. Residents may also visit www.mi.gov/vote to confirm voting precincts.
Permanent Absentee Voters:
Permanent absentee voters have been mailed an application for a ballot. If you wish to vote in this election you must return the application by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2022. A ballot will then be mailed to you. Ballots can be mailed to the City Clerk’s office (320 W. Broadway Street) or placed in the ballot drop box located in the City Hall parking lot.
For those not on the Permanent Absentee Voter list, you can submit a request for an absentee ballot to the City Clerk’s office by mail, or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). This must be completed by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2022. Visit https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us to request an absentee ballot online.
Absentee voting at the Clerk’s Office is now available during regular business hours with additional hours on Saturday, July 30, 2022 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and on Monday, August 1, 2022 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Election Day Information
Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Need a ride to and from the polls? I-Ride is offering free rides. Call (989) 772-9441 to schedule.
Visit www.mi.gov/vote to confirm where you are registered to vote.