ELECTION INFO:

MARCH 7, 2020 - WE ARE OPEN 9AM - 5PM FOR ELECTION SERVICES!

IF YOU ALREADY TURNED IN YOUR AV BALLOT-YOU NEED TO GO IN PERSON TO  THE CLERK'S OFFICE BY 4PM ON MONDAY MARCH 9TH WITH YOUR ID; PROVIDE A WRITTEN STATEMENT OF YOUR INTENT TO SPOIL THE BALLOT AND REQUEST A NEW ONE AND SIGN THE STATEMENT. YOU NEED TO COMPLETE AND TURN IN YOUR AV BALLOT BY MONDAY MARCH 9TH AT 4PM!

YOU CAN NOT SPOIL A RETURNED BALLOT ON ELECTION DAY.

IF YOU DID NOT RETURN YOUR AV BALLOT, YOU CAN COME IN TO VOTE ON ELECTION DAY BUT YOU WILL BE ASKED TO RETURN THE BALLOT OR SIGN AN AFFIDAVIT STATING IT WAS LOST OR DESTROYED.

Need to register to vote?

​​If your primary residence is in Silver Creek Township and you would like to register to vote here, you may do so by:

*Visiting Silver Creek Township Hall during our business hours

*Visiting the Secretary of State (click here for Dowagiac location)

*Fill out the Voter Registration form, found here, and mail to Silver Creek Township Clerk,

P.O. Box 464, Dowagiac, MI 49047

No more waiting in line to vote!

If your primary residence is in Silver Creek Township and you are already a registered voter in Silver Creek Township, you can be on our permanent absentee voter list!

​Please fill out the form below to be added to our list. Approximately 60 days prior to each election we will send you an application to complete, sign and mail back to us. The law requires a signed application prior to each election in order for us to send you a ballot.

If you have moved here from out of the area, please go to the Secretary of State (SOS) to obtain or update your driver’s license or state ID and you can be automatically be registered to vote! Then make a request to be put on our permanent absentee voter list!

MICHIGAN VOTER INFORMATION CENTER - Your source for Michigan Election Info.

 

VISIT MICHIGAN.GOV/VOTE TO:

.  VIEW YOUR SAMPLE BALLOT

.  FIND OUT IF YOU ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE

.  FIND YOUR VOTING LOCATION

.  TRACK YOUR ABSENTEE BALLOT

What ID should I bring?

MICHIGAN VOTERS MUST COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENT OF SHOWING PICTURE IDENTIFICATION. THE MOST COMMON SOURCE IS YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE OR A STATE ID CARD.  THE FOLLOWING FORMS OF PICTURE IDENTIFICATION MAY ALSO BE USED AS LONG AS THEY ARE CURRENT:

  • FEDERAL OR STATE GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PHOTO IDENTIFICATION (DRIVER’S LICENSE OR STATE IDENTIFICATION CARD FROM ANY STATE).

  • U.S. PASSPORT

  • MILITARY ID CARD WITH PHOTO

  • STUDENT ID CARD WITH PHOTO FROM HIGH SCHOOL OR AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION

  • TRIBAL ID CARD WITH PHOTO.

 

VOTERS WITHOUT PICTURE IDENTIFICATION:  VOTERS WHO DO NOT BRING PICTURE IDENTIFICATION TO THE POLLS OR DO NOT POSSESS PICTURE IDENTIFICATION MAY VOTE AFTER SIGNING AN AFFIDAVIT OF VOTER NOT IN POSSESSION OF ANY FORM OF IDENTIFICATION.

Are selfies allowed?

VOTERS ARE ALLOWED TO TAKE A PHOTOGRAPH OF ONLY THEIR OWN BALLOT AND ONLY WHILE WITHIN THE VOTING BOOTH!

YOU MAY NOT:

*TAKE A SELFIE OF YOURSELF, EITHER IN THE VOTING BOOTH OR ANYWHERE WITHIN THE AREA WHERE PEOPLE ARE VOTING.

*TAKE ANY OTHER TYPE OF PHOTOGRAPH WITHIN THE AREA WHERE PEOPLE ARE VOTING.

*SHARE IMAGES OF A VOTED BALLOT WITHIN 100 FEET FROM THE POLLING PLACE - THIS IS A BUFFER ZONE WHERE ELECTIONEERING IS PROHIBITED.

Interested in working as an election inspector?

CLICK HERE FOR OUR ELECTION INSPECTOR APPLICATION. THEN RETURN YOUR APPLICATION TO:

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP CLERK

PO BOX 464

DOWAGIAC, MI 49047

Clerk's additional office hours for March 10, 2020 election are:

Saturday March 7, 2020 9am - 5pm and

Monday March 9, 2020  12 noon - 4pm.

Want to run for office? 

CLICK HERE FOR FILING INFORMATION. IF YOU ARE RUNNING FOR COUNTY OFFICE, PLEASE CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE.

IF YOU ARE RUNNING FOR A TOWNSHIP OFFICE, YOU WILL NEED 3 FORMS:

1-CLICK HERE FOR THE STATEMENT OF ORGANIZATION - THIS MUST BE SENT TO COUNTY CLERK AT:

Cass County Clerk, 120 N. Broadway Suite 123, Cassopolis MI  49031.

​2-CLICK HERE FOR THE AFFIDAVIT OF IDENTITY - THIS MUST BE NOTARIZED BEFORE YOU TURN IT IN TO THE TOWNSHIP CLERK WITH YOUR PETITION.
3-THE PETITION WILL NEED 3-10 SIGNATURES, PLEASE PRINT/SIGN LEGIBLY. PLEASE CALL THE TOWNSHIP CLERK AT 269-424-3025 X4 OR EMAIL AT SILVERCREEK@SISTERLAKESCABLE.COM - WE WILL HAVE TO MAIL THE PETITION TO YOU.

and THANK YOU!

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​Telephone : ​269-424-3025

FAX:  269-424-3858
 

Mailing address: PO Box 464, Dowagiac, MI

 

Location:  

32764 Dixon Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047

 

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