Absent Voter Ballots
Absent Voter Ballot Application
Applications may be submitted by email to FHClerk@fhgov.com.
Options for Returning your Ballot:
- By mail in the purple return envelope provided and return postage – Two (2) stamps are required to return your ballot by mail.
- Utilizing one of the two drop boxes at City Hall - the black drive-up drop box in front of the Police Station or the drop box/slot on the south entrance wall to City Hall.
- In-person to the City Clerk’s Office located inside City Hall at 31555 W. Eleven Mile Road.
Permanent Absent Voter Application List
If you wish to be added to our permanent absent voter list to automatically receive applications for every Election, please call the City Clerk’s Office at (248) 871-2410 or send us an email to request to be added to the list. Please include your name, registered address and a contact number. A signed application is still required for all Elections in order to receive a ballot.
Absent voter ballot applications are mailed out by the City Clerk’s Office approximately two months prior to an Election.
OPTIONS FOR VOTERS WHO WISH TO SPOIL THEIR ABSENT VOTER BALLOT OR OBTAIN A REPLACEMENT BALLOT:
There are a number of reasons why a voter may want to spoil an absent voter ballot which they have already voted and/ or submitted, or to obtain a new ballot if they never received their original.
Requests to spoil an absent voter ballot or for a replacement absent voter ballot must be submitted in writing.
The following chart illustrates the deadlines, possible scenarios and the voter’s options:
Replacement Absent Voter Ballot Request Form