Voting and Election Information

Absentee Voter Ballot Application

You must complete an Absentee Voter Ballot Application to obtain an Official Absentee Voter Ballot. Please provide your name, address and a contact number in your request. Applications are not available for download online. You may request an Absentee Voter Ballot Application in one of the following ways:
1. By phoning the Clerk’s Office at (313) 842-5604.
2. By writing the Clerk’s Office at River Rouge City Clerk, 10600 West Jefferson Avenue, River Rouge, Michigan, 48218.

 Absentee Voter Application Submittal:

After completing the “Absent Voter Ballot Application,” be sure to sign and date the application in all of the designated places. It is required that your signature appear on the application. If your signature is not included on the application, you will not receive an absent voter ballot.

Deliver the application to the City Clerk’s Office by one of the following methods:
1. Fax the completed application to the River Rouge Clerk’s Office at (313) 842-4711.
2. Mail the application to the Clerk’s Office at River Rouge City Clerk, 10600 West. Jefferson Avenue, River Rouge, Michigan, 48218.
3. Deliver the application personally to the office of the City Clerk.

 Absentee Ballots

The clerk will issue Absentee Ballots upon receiving your completed and signed Absentee Voter Application. If your application was submitted via mail or fax, your ballot will be mailed to you. If you dropped off your completed and signed application in person, your ballot may be obtained at the Clerk’s Office.

A State-by-State Guide to Mail-in Voting and Changing Your Voter Registration Address

Did you move this year? Do you plan to vote in the next election? If you answered yes to both of those questions, you need to complete your voter registration change-of-address. Voter registration is handled at the state level, not the federal level. That means if you moved to a new state, you need to change your voting address before the election to vote. You probably need to change voter registration information even if you moved to a different county or just across the street.  read more

2024 Presidential Election Information