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ELECTIONS

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To look up your precinct and voter registration please visit:

Filing Information:

2017 - City of Westland, Mayor and City Council –

Primary ~ August 8, 2017 (held only if enough candidates file)

 General ~ November 7, 2017

Mayor:

 One – 4 Year Seat   (1/1/2018 – 1/1/2022)

City Council:

Three – 4 Year Seats   (1/1/2018 – 1/1/2022)

One - 2 Year Seat   (1/1/2018 - 1/1/2020)

The above must submit: 

  • An Affidavit of Identity and

  • Nominating petition (minimum of 224 signatures; no more than 987 signatures can be filed to cover the minimum signature requirement.)

  • OR in lieu of the petition signatures the candidate may pay a non-refundable $100.00 filing fee option.

  • Deadline for Petitions: 4:00 PM on April 25, 2017

  • Deadline to Withdraw: 4:00 PM on April 28, 2017

  • Deadline for write-in candidates to file Declaration of Intent: 4:00 PM on July 28, 2017 for the City Primary and 4:00 PM on October 27, 2017 for the City General

 Filing Packets are available upon request at the City Clerk's office.


 

Register to Vote:


Follow this link,   MI Voter Registration ,  complete the Voter Registration Application and return to:

Clerk’s Office
City of Westland
36300 Warren Road
Westland, MI  48185

IMPORTANT:  If you register by mail or e-mail and are a first time Michigan voter, you must vote at your designated Polling location and show your identification on Election Day.  In order to qualify to vote on Election Day, you must be registered at least 30 days prior to an election.

You may also register to vote at any Secretary of State’s Office.

 

Acceptable Forms of Picture ID:

You will be asked to show photo ID at the precinct when voting or if receiving an absentee ballot in person at City Hall. A voter who 1) does not have acceptable picture ID or 2) did not bring acceptable picture ID to the polls will be allowed to vote after signing an Affidavit of Voter Not in Possession of Picture Identification. Following is a list of acceptable forms of picture ID. All forms must be current, except a Michigan Driver's License or PID.

  • Michigan driver’s license or personal identification card

  • Driver’s license or personal identification card issued by another state

  • Federal or state government-issued picture identification

  • U.S. passport

  • Military identification card with picture

  • Student identification with picture from a high school or an accredited institution of higher education

  • Tribal identification card with picture

     

If you have any questions concerning your registration status or any other election related matter, call the Elections Department in the Clerk’s office at 734-467-3187.