A primary duty of the Clerk is election management and voter registration.
Upcoming Election: May 5, 2015 Special Election
Kalkaska Public Schools is requesting a bond proposal and the State of Michigan has State Proposal 15-1. For information on the School election click here or see an article in the Record Eagle by clicking here. See approved State of Michigan Proposal ballot language by clicking here.
Voting will take place at the Township Hall 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Absentee ballots will be 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.
Deadline to register for the May 5th General Election is March 30, 2015.
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.
Please mail your completed Absentee Voter Application to:
Blue Lake Township Clerk
10599 Twin Lake Rd NE
Mancelona, MI 49659
NEW: 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.