Clerk’s Office



Michigan in an Absentee Voting state.  This means that registered voters can obtain a ballot before the election, mark their selection and return their ballots to the Clerks Office.  This does not mean that ballots are processed through the tabulator early or that residents can vote early at the Township Hall.  Ballots are securely held (unopened) and processed by certified Election Inspectors on election day.

The Polls will be OPEN on November 3, 2020 for the General Election from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Registering to Vote

Township residents may register to vote at any Secretary of State Office or at the Township Clerk's office. Register at the Clerk's Office in person with proof of residency up to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Where to Vote

All national, state, county and township and school elections are held at:

Precinct 1 and Precinct 2, are located in the Senior Center, Ray Township Hall, 64255 Wolcott Road.

The polls are open on election days from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Anyone may vote by absentee ballot by submitting an application with your full name, address and signature.

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

Permanent Absentee Voter

PERM AV application

If you wish to be placed on the "permanent application list", which means you would automatically receive an absentee ballot application before each election, fill out the Permanent AV Application above.  If you have any questions please contact our office at (586) 749-5171 ext. 201 or email

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 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


Lori Lascoe Clerk

Betsy Bart Deputy Clerk



If you would like to obtain an Absentee Voter Ballot, please fill out the form below and return it to the Clerk's office of Ray Township.

Absent Voter Application

**Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) citizens are U.S. citizens who are Service members, their eligible family members and overseas citizens.


Below you will find a link for more information.


Absent Voter Ballot Mail Envelopes- New for 2020

The Absent Voter Ballot envelopes have a new look redesigned to meet USPS standards.  You will receive this blue envelope containing your ballot starting with the March Presidential Primary.

Here is a link to a video on the process of obtaining an Absentee Ballot


Please see sample ballots attached below:

Precinct 1 -Romeo Community Schools

Sample Ballot 1A- Romeo 11-2020

Precinct 1 -Utica Community Schools

Sample Ballot 1B- Utica 11-2020

Precinct 2 - Armada Area Schools

Sample Ballot 2A-Armada 11-2020

Precinct 2 - New Haven Community Schools

Sample Ballot 2B-New Haven 11-2020