Clerk’s Office

NOTICE OF CLOSE OF VOTER REGISTRATION
FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2018

TO ALL QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF RAY, COUNTY OF MACOMB, STATE OF MICHIGAN,

MONDAY, JULY 9, 2018 IS THE LAST DAY OF REGISTRATION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: that the Clerk’s office will be open Monday - Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ray Township Hall, 64255 Wolcott, Ray, MI 48096 for receiving applications for registration from qualified Township Residents.

The August 7, 2018 Election will be conducted in all voting precincts of Ray Township for nominating candidates for the Office of:
Governor
United States Senator
Representative in Congress
State Senator
Representative in State Legislature
County Executive
County Clerk/Register of Deeds
County Commissioner
Judge of District Court
Precinct Delegate Candidates
And the purpose of voting on the following County Proposal:

Macomb County Public Transportation Millage
If approved, this proposal will renew and increase the .9926 formerly authorized, to 1.0 mills for the years 2018 through 2021, and allow continued support to the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) for a public transportation system serving the elderly, disabled and general public of Macomb County. For the purpose of providing funds in support of public transportation serving the elderly, disabled, and general public, shall the limitation on the amount of taxes imposed on taxable property located within Macomb County, be renewed and increased from .9926 formerly authorized, to 1.0 mills for a period of four (4) years, being years 2018 through 2021? It is estimated that if approved this millage would raise approximately $27,080,581 in the first year.

A United States citizen who will have been a resident of the township for 30 days and age 18 on or before August 7, 2018 may register to vote. If you have registered to vote by mail, contact the Clerk’s Office to determine your eligibility to vote by absentee ballot. The absentee ballot applications-by-mail deadline is Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. The Clerk’s Office will be open from 9:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. on that day. Persons qualified to vote by absentee ballot in the Primary Election may vote in person in the Clerk’s Office up to 4:00 P.M., August 6, 2018. To obtain additional information about your registration status, obtaining sample ballots or absentee voter applications please visit www.Michigan.gov/vote

Lori R. Lascoe
Ray Township Clerk

Staff

Lori Lascoe Clerk
llascoe@raytwp.org

Betsy Bart Deputy Clerk
bbart@raytwp.org

 Registering to Vote

Township residents may register to vote at any Secretary of State Office or at the Township Clerk's office. You must register to vote at least 30 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote in that election.

Where to Vote

All national, state, county and township and school elections are held at:
Precinct 1 and Precinct 2. Both are located in the Seniors Center, Ray Township Hall, 64255 Wolcott. The polls are open on election days from 7AM to 8 PM.

General Election
Also, anyone may vote by absentee by submitting an application with your full name, address, and the reason you need to vote absentee ballot, which may include the following reasons:

  • 60 years of age or older
  • You will be out of the community on Election Day
  • You are physically unable to attend the polls

You must sign and date the application for us to provide you with a ballot. Applications are accepted at the Clerk's Office. You may bring your form in person, drop it at our convenient drop box in front of the Township Hall, or mail it to us at: 64255 Wolcott Rd., Ray Twp., MI 48096

Note: If you wish to be placed on a "permanent application" list-which means you would automatically receive an absentee ballot application before each election-contact our office.

Township Board Meetings

The Township Board Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month starting at 7:00 p.m. Please come and let the Board Members know how you feel about our Township and how we can help you! If you can't make the meetings, agendas and minutes are posted on line at raytownship.org. If you have questions, please call my office at 586-749-5171 x 201.

Election Inspector Application

If you are interested in becoming an Election Inspector, please complete the application available below.

Election Inspector Application