Election Day – November 2, 2021

On November 2, 2021 an election will be held to elect three individuals to the Mt. Pleasant City Commission as well as consider a bonding proposal for the Mt. Pleasant Public Schools.

The five candidates running for City Commission are:

Elizabeth “Liz” Busch

Marueen N. Eke

Daniel “Dan” Hess

Philip “Phil” Kruska

Amy Perschbacher

To review candidate biographical information and ballot language visit: vote411.org  

To watch the League of Women’s Voters candidate forum visit:https://vimeo.com/610953099

Precinct Consolidation:

Please note precinct locations for this November 2, 2021 election.

  • Precinct 2 (City Hall): Voters from Precinct 1 (Ganiard) and Precinct 2 will vote at City Hall.
  • Precinct 3 (Pullen): Voters from Precinct 4 (High School) and Precinct 3 will vote at Pullen.
  • Precinct 6 (Vowles): Voters from Precinct 5 (Kinney) and Precinct 6 and Precinct 7 (Fancher) will vote at Vowles.

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, October 29, 2021. 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.

Absentee Voting:

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 (clerk@mt-pleasant.org). This must be completed by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021.

Absentee voting at the Clerk’s Office is available on Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. or Monday, November 1, 2021 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Voter Registration:

If you are currently not registered to vote, you can register online at  https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/ or mail in the registration voter application found online. This must be completed by October 18, 2021.

After October 18, 2021 voter registration will be available at the City Clerk’s office. Please bring a proof of residency and a photo ID. This can be done until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.

Election Day Information

Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. 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.

Information regarding voting precincts at local school buildings during August primary election

The August primary election takes place Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Several local school buildings of Mt. Pleasant Public Schools serve as local voting precincts. Due to ongoing construction, the following information provides guidance on where to park, which entrances to use and where voting will occur at several precincts.

Ganiard Elementary – 101 S. Adams Street

  • Park in lots on the east or south side of the building
  • Voting will take place in the cafeteria

Fancher Elementary – 801 S. Kinney Street

  • Park in lot on SW side of building (along Kinney Street)
  • Voting will take place in the gym

Kinney School – 720 N. Kinney Street

  • Park along Kinney Street
  • Voting will take place in the gym

Pullen Elementary – 251 S. Brown Street

  • Park in lot on the east side of the building
  • Voting will take place in the gym

Vowles Elementary – 1560 S. Watson Street

  • Park in lot off of Crawford Street
  • Use doors on NW side of the building
  • Voting will take place in the gym

Mt. Pleasant High School – 1155 S. Elizabeth Street

  • Park in lot in the back of the building
  • Use Athletic Entrance only
  • Voting will take place in the Auxiliary gym

For more information on voter registration status, voting precinct locations and more, go to www.michigan.gov/vote.