ELECTION INFO:

 

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ELECTION NEWS!

We expect to receive and start mailing out AV ballots on September 22, 2020!

To register to vote via SOS - click here

To check your AV status & ballot - click here

For a quick run down of how it all works, click here

For August election results, click here

For election security questions/concerns, click here

For Overseas Voters/Military voters, click here

You can drop your AV application or ballot at the township hall at any time in the lockbox in the breezeway!

To change your address with SOS or if you are a registered voter with an address change, click here

or to print out a change of address form and mail it in, click here

To receive a ballot by mail, we must receive your request before 5pm on Friday October 30, 2020.

Otherwise, you may still request an AV ballot or register during our additional election hours.

Clerk's additional election hours for ballots/registration:

                    Saturday 10/31/2020 8am-4pm & Monday 11/2/2020 3pm-4pm.

You can return your AV ballot during the above hours or anytime before 8pm on election day.

If you request an AV ballot on Monday 11/2/2020 - you must vote it at the township office.

If you spoiled your ballot, please call us asap so we can make arrangements to get you a new one.

Blind voters can locate the accessible application to vote absentee at Michigan.gov/Vote by clicking the link to download an application or the submenu for absentee voting. The application is available directly by clicking this link or visiting:

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/sos/Michigan_Accessible_Electronic_Absent_Voter_Ballot_Application_August_695058_7.pdf

 

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

GET ON OUR LIST TO VOTE BY MAIL AND YOU WILL STILL HAVE THE VOTE IN PERSON OPTION...

If you are already a registered voter in Silver Creek Township, you can be on our permanent absentee voter list! Just fill out the form below then about 60 days prior to each election, we will send you an AV application to complete, sign and mail back to us. The law requires us to have a signed application for each election before we can send you a ballot. If you receive an AV application in the mail and you want to vote in person, simply throw out the application.

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

YOU WILL NEED TO TAKE AND PASS THE ELECTION INSPECTOR TRAINING AND QUIZ,

PLEASE CLICK HERE

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!

MI SOS Election Publications and Forms, click here

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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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