Elections

Elections

No more waiting in line! No reason absentee is here!

All registered voters are now eligible to vote absentee if you have met the photo ID rule when you registered to vote.

Here are the highlights:

  • Absentee voting applications are available 75 days before each election. Ballots are available 45 days prior to each election.
  • If you are on our permanent absentee voter list, you will automatically receive an application for a ballot. 
  • Submit your application for a ballot to the Cannon Township Clerk's Office.
  • We will issue you a ballot once we have your application processed and ballots are available.
  • You can review the candidates and proposals and mark your vote(s) at your leisure.
  • Once you've completed your ballot, seal it in the envelope provided, sign the outside of the envelope, and return it to the Clerk's office by 8:00 pm on Election Day. 
  • Absentee ballots are processed on Election Day.
  • Yes, every vote counts!
To get on the list click here, Add me to the Permanent Absentee Voter List, fill out the short form and hit submit.

2019-2020 Election Dates:
March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary
August 4, 2020 State Primary
November 5, 2020 Presidential-State General

                             Township Precincts & Polling Places

 
Cannon Township has six precincts. (SEE PRECINCT MAP). Your precinct number and polling location is listed on your voter identification card.

Polling Places


Precinct 1 - West Cannon Baptist Church
5760 Cannonsburg Road NE
Belmont, MI 49306
Please enter through the east rear door.

Precinct 2 - Bella Vista Church
5100 Belding Road NE
Rockford, MI 49341
Please enter through the southeast rear door.

Precinct 3 - Bella Vista Church
5100 Belding Road NE
Rockford, MI 49341
Please enter through the southeast rear door.

Precinct 4 - Cannon Township Center
6878 Belding Road NE
Rockford, MI 49341

Precinct 5 - Bostwick Lake Congregational Church
7979 Belding Road NE
Rockford, MI 49341
Please enter through the west door.

Precinct 6 - Crossroads Wesleyan Church
8331 Myers Lake Avenue
Rockford, MI 49341
Please enter through the west door.

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. You are allowed to vote if you are standing in line by 8:00 p.m.
 
                                                                                   Election inspectors
You may apply for a position as a precinct inspector by completing an application form available at the Township Center or printed off this website. 
 Election Inspector Application 

In order to qualify as a precinct inspector, you must be:

  • registered in the state of Michigan
  • 16 years of age or older
  • never convicted of a felony or election crime
  • not a member of the immediate family of a candidate to any office at the election
Contact Us

Deb Diepenhorst
Township Clerk
Business: (616) 884-2204

Business Fax: (616) 874-8940