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2020 August Primary Election Approaches

Post Date:07/24/2020 3:42 PM

Town Hall Absentee Mailbox

Election Day in Meridian Township is Tuesday, August 4th. Polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Voters at the polls must show a picture ID or sign an affidavit that they are “not in possession of a picture ID” before they are allowed to vote. To find precinct locations and other voter information visit the Township website. Registered residents may view a sample ballot by entering their voter information online at

“Regular” Request Deadline: If the Early Voting ballot needs to be received by mail, the application for the ballot must reach the Clerk’s Office by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 31st. Please note: Due to mail delivery delays, the Clerk's Office highly recommends applications for the ballot be received no later than Tuesday, July 28th for a ballot to be mailed. Ballots will then need to be returned to the Clerk's Office in-person, by dropping it off inside or one of the white drop-boxes outside the Municipal Building. 

“Late” Request Deadline: Early Voter ballots can be picked up by the voter in person anytime up to 4:00 pm on Monday, August 3rd. Residents must vote their ballot in the Municipal Building; voters are not permitted to leave the office with the ballot on that date.

●  The Clerk’s Office will be open until 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 30th and Saturday, August 1st from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm to register voters and issue Absentee Voter ballots; this is the last day Absentee Voter ballots can leave the building.

Same Day Voter Registration Request Deadline: A voter who registers to vote on Election Day by appearing in person at the Meridian Township Clerk’s Office is eligible to obtain an Absentee Voter ballot until 8:00 pm on Election Day. Residents must vote their ballot in the Municipal Building. 

Due to construction at Haslett Public Schools, voters in three Haslett precincts will be temporarily co-located at other precincts just for the August Primary election:

Precinct 2 voters – who vote at Haslett Middle School – will be voting at St. Luke Church (5589 Van Atta Rd)

Precinct 3 voters – who vote at Haslett High School – will be voting at the Meridian Municipal Building (5151 Marsh Rd.)

Precinct 4 voters – who vote at Murphy Elementary – will be voting at New Hope Church (2170 East Saginaw)

All voted Absentee Voter ballots must be returned to the Clerk’s Office by 8:00 pm on Election Day, Tuesday, August 4th, in order to be tabulated.

For additional questions, please contact the Meridian Township Clerk’s Office at 517.853.4300.

August 4, 2020 Primary Election FAQ's



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