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

Upcoming Election: Blue Lake Township voters have a Special Election on August 6, 2019 for the Kalkaska County's Library millage renewal, Kalkaska County's COA (Commission on Aging) millage renewal and Kalkaska County's Road Commission millage renewal. Check out the link below for the State of Michigan's website to see a copy of your ballot!

Voting will take place at the Township Hall 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. 

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 military citizens (THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!) and for 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

Other options for Absentee Voter Application requests: You may drop by the Township office for the Clerk to print you one, email or phone the clerk to mail you one or you may also wish to be on the permanent absentee voter list and the Clerk will automatically mail you a request *Please keep your address to mail out the request updated with the Clerk - otherwise the request will be sent to your regular Blue Lake Township address* The County Clerk has these forms as well.

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 8/3/2019.

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