Clerk’s Office


Candidates must complete and submit two (2) Notarized Affidavit of Identify Receipt and Filing forms to the Township Clerk.  The Nominating Petition form is available from the Township Clerk by appointment.

The Clerk is available by appointment due to the COVID-19 emergency, please leave a message on her voicemail at 586-749-5171 Ext. 201, (Mon-Thurs) or email


Candidates may complete and submit two (2) Notarized Affidavit of Identity Receipt of Filing forms as required and pay the $100.00 filing fee instead of submitting the Nominating Petition. Checks must be payable to: Ray Township.

The Deadline is no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 21, 2020.

Affidavit of Identity Receipt of Filing

Candidate withdrawal form

If a candidate chooses to withdraw their Affidavit, it must be done in writing with signature and received in the Clerk’s Department by 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 24th, 2020.


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 8p.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 AM to 8 PM.


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


Primary Election- Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Please see sample ballots attached below:

Precinct 1 (Romeo and Utica School District)-Aug 4 2020 Sample Ballot Pct1

Precinct 2 (Armada and New Haven School District)-  Aug 4 2020 Sample Ballot Pct2