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 office.


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 19, 2022.


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.

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.

Click HERE for a Precinct Map.


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

Monica Vandeberghe 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.


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




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


Sample Ballots will be posted below when available:



Ray Township
Notice of Public Accuracy Test of Voting Equipment

Information will be posted when available.