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

Upcoming Election: November 4, 2014 General Election

Voting will take place at the Township Hall 7:00 am to 9:00 pm. Absentee ballots will be available from the Kalkaska County Clerk’s office or from the Blue Lake Clerk.


Deadline to register for the November 4th General Election is October 6, 2014.

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're not in possession of a photo ID. Their ballots are included with all others and counted on Election Day.

Below are some useful links.

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

This page last updated on 8/26/2014.

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