Davison Township

Davison Township
Michigan

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(810) 653-4156
1280 N. Irish Rd., Davison, MI 48423

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General Information

Voting is one of the most cherished and fundamental rights in our country.

We hope you find this page helpful in answering questions you may have regarding elections and the voting process.

Also, you can access the most up-to-date and comprehensive information at The Michigan Voter Information Center website at: mvic.sos.state.mi.us

Voting Tips for College Students

Important Notice: To Residents Receiving Election Mail for a Former Resident

Election Dates

2022 ELECTION DATES

August 2, 2022 

November 8, 2022

Visit mvic.sos.state.mi.us to verify your registration, precinct location, and review ballot.

Feel free to call the Clerk’s Department if you have any questions at 810-653-4156.

Registering to Vote

REGISTERING TO VOTE IN MICHIGAN
You can register to vote for federal, state and local elections here at the Davison Township Clerk’s Department or by visiting any Secretary of State Branch office, by mail and NEW! On-line registration.  To register to vote you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years of age by Election Day
  • A resident of Michigan and the city, township or village where you are applying to register to vote at least 30 days before Election Day
  • Not serving a sentence in jail or prison

TO REGISTER BY MAIL

  • Complete a voter registration application on the Forms Page and follow the instructions.
  • Mail to Davison Township Clerk’s Department, 1280 N Irish Road, Davison, MI  48423
  • Registration applications must be received by the fifteenth day before Election Day (postmarks accepted) to be eligible to participate in an upcoming election.

TO REGISTER ON-LINE

  • Go to www.michigan.gov/VoterRegistration
  • Use this option to register to vote or update your voter registration address in Michigan.  This is a great option if you have moved!
  • You must have a valid Michigan Driver’s License or Michigan Personal ID
  • You must qualify to vote in the state of Michigan (i.e. citizenship, age, residency)

ELECTION ELIGIBLE VOTER REGISTRATION

  • With the passage of Proposal 18-3, an unregistered elector (or registered elector who has moved) who wishes to participate in an upcoming election now has the following options:
    • Register in person at a Secretary of State Branch, a designated voter registration agency, the voter’s county, township clerk’s office or by mail no later than the 15th day prior to the election
    • Register to vote during the 14 days prior to the election, including Election Day, by applying in person at the Clerk’s Office
  • Voters who register to vote in person during the 14-day window must show proof of residency as well as provide photo identification.
    • Acceptable proof of residency documents are:
    • A current utility bill
    • Bank statement
    • Paycheck
    • Government check
    • Other government document

Obtaining an Absentee Ballot

Absentee ballots no longer require a “reason” so anyone can choose to vote absentee. Ballots are typically available 30 days before an election. You can obtain an absent voter ballot by the following methods:

  • Complete an Absent Voter application on the Forms Page and submit it to your local clerk by mail, email (scan it & email) or fax.
  • Complete an application in person at your local clerk’s office during regular office hours; plus, the Clerk’s Department is always open the Saturday before an election from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • If you wish to be added to our permanent Absent Voter list, you may call the Clerk’s Department, email or mail to make your request.
  • Permanent Absent Voter list means you will automatically receive the ballot APPLICATION for every election. This application will need to be filled out for every election held in Davison Township in order to receive your ballot. You DO NOT need to be on the permanent absent voter list to vote absentee, you can vote absentee as needed.
  • Once a completed application is received, the ballot will be mailed to you. If applying to vote absentee in person, you may vote the ballot while at the Clerk’s Department.

Deadline to apply for an Absentee Ballot:

  • To receive a ballot via mail, the application needs to be at the Clerk’s Department by 5:00 PM the FRIDAY prior to the election date.
  • To received a ballot in person, you have until 4:00 PM the MONDAY prior to the election date. If you wait until the Monday prior, then you must vote your ballot in the Clerk’s Department.

CONTACT US

By Mail:
Davison Township Municipal Center
1280 N Irish Road
Davison MI 48423

By Phone:
810-653-4156

By Fax:
810-653-2770

By Email:
cgates@davisontwp-mi.org

Regular Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Military and Overseas Civilian Voters

MILITARY AND OVERSEAS CIVILIAN VOTERS
Special services are provided to assist military and overseas civilian voters participate in elections.  If you are a military or overseas civilian voter who is eligible to vote in Michigan, go to www.michigan.gov/sos, then click on “Elections” in the upper left side of the screen. Next, select Michigan Voter Information Center.

On the left, click on Military and Overseas Voters for information on how to register to vote, how to obtain an absent voter ballot and other assistance.

Important note:  Only those voters covered under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) are eligible to use the Federal Post Card Application Form (FPCA) and receive an absentee ballot by email or fax.  Covered voters include:

  • A member of a uniformed service on active duty who is absent from his/her city or township of residence. Voter can be inside or outside the United States.
  • A member of the Merchant Marine who, by reason of service in the Merchant Marine, is absent from his/her city or township of residence.  Voter can be inside or outside the United States.
  • A spouse or dependent of a member of a uniformed service or a member of the Merchant Marine who, by reason of the active duty or service of the member, is absent from his/her city or township of residence.  Voter can be inside or outside the United States.
  • A civilian voter who is outside the United States and is eligible to vote in Michigan.

Polling Locations

POLLING LOCATIONS
Davison Township has 9 precincts. PLEASE NOTE: Precinct 5 has moved to a new, permanent location.  See address below.

  • Precinct 1: Davison Area Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd
  • Precinct 2: World Outreach Center, 2275 N Irish Rd
  • Precinct 3: Faith Baptist Church, 7306 E Atherton Rd
  • Precinct 4: Davison Area Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd
  • Precinct 5: Davison Missionary Church, 1481 N Gale Rd (Precinct 5 has moved!)
  • Precinct 6: World Outreach Center, 2275 N Irish Rd
  • Precinct 7: Faith Baptist Church, 7306 E Atherton Rd
  • Precinct 8: Davison Assembly of God, 1234 S Gale Rd
  • Precinct 9: Davison Assembly of God, 1234 S Gale Rd

Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center website to easily verify your polling location.

Voter Identification

Remember to bring an acceptable form of photo identification to the polls on Election Day.

Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center website for the complete list of acceptable forms of I.D. and more information on this requirement.

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