Military & Overseas Civilian Voters

Attention Military or Overseas Civilian Voters who are eligible to register and vote in Michigan

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State and federal laws make it easy for military and overseas civilian voters to register and participate in elections.

Eligible voters can download the absentee ballot request form through the Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC) website maintained by the Michigan Department of State.  The request form must then be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office. 

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NOTE:  Military and Overseas Civilian Voters can receive their ballot by email or fax to speed the voting process. (The voted ballot must be returned by mail for security purposes.) 

For additional information, visit the Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC) website: or log on to Federal Voting Assistance Program's (FVAP) website