A primary duty of the Clerk is election management and voter registration.

Upcoming Election: Blue Lake Township voters have a Special Election on May 7, 2019 for the County of Kalkaska's proposal to levy a 1.5 mil tax for the next 20 years for the Kaliseum. Please refer to the State of Michigan's link below to see a copy of the ballot and check with the county for further information.

Voting will take place at the Township Hall 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Request for absentee ballots are available from the Kalkaska County Clerk’s office or from the Blue Lake Clerk. You may also use the link below to print your own.

For more information regarding elections please click on the links below. Michigan does have a voter identification requirement at the polls. Voters are asked to present an acceptable photo ID such as a Michigan driver's license or identification card. Please note that voters who do not have an acceptable form of ID or failed to bring it with them to the polls still can vote. They simply sign a brief affidavit stating that they are not in possession of a photo ID. Their ballots are included with all others and counted on Election Day.

Below are some useful links.

Federal Voter Assist Program for those military citizens or overseas citizens.

Absentee Voter Application Request

Please mail your completed Absentee Voter Application to:

Blue Lake Township Clerk

10599 Twin Lake Rd NE

Mancelona, MI 49659

Michigan Secretary of State, Election website

Check the State of Michigans web site to see if you are registered to Vote and to see a copy of your ballot for an upcoming election!

Great Info: The above link will also show you information on absentee voting. For example:  it will show you the date we received your request to vote absentee; the date we mailed out your ballot; the date we received your completed ballot.

This page last updated on 3/27/2019.

Blue Lake Township, Kalkaska County, Michigan | 10599 Twin Lake Road NE| Mancelona, MI 49659 | (231) 587-8354