Clerk’s Office

Public Notice of Upcoming Elections

Click HERE for Public Notice of New Haven Schools Special Election to be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Early Voting - Public Notice to All Registered Electors of Ray Township

Please click EV Public Notice Page 1 AND EV Public Notice Page 2 for notice and information regarding nine days of Early Voting.

Please click Public Notice - Establishment of Joint Early Voting Site for notice and information regarding the location, dates and details for Early Voting.

Please click here for Public Notice - Early Voting Canvass of Votes for Presidential Primary to be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Absentee Voting

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

Please click Public Notice of Last Day of Registration - May 7, 2024 Election for information regarding registering to vote.

Township residents may register to vote in person 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

With the exception of Early Voting, 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

Permanent Absentee Application Form

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


To the Qualified Electors of Ray Township,

  • Everyone will receive a NEW voter identification card by mail based upon redistricting. Watch your mailbox.
  • The Clerk’s Office is ALWAYS open the Saturday before an election for absentee voting. You can request an absentee ballot at the Clerk’s Office up to 4:00 p.m., the Monday before an election.
  • An absentee ballot will only be sent upon receipt of a signature verified application. An application can be requested by contacting the Clerk’s Office.
  • Your signature will be verified against your driver’s license signature or the signature on file.
  • If you rely on the mail, allow ample time for your application or ballot to arrive at the Clerk’s Office. Better yet, use the Township drop.
  • Sample ballots for each election will be available at the Clerk’s Office or online at the Michigan Voter Information Center ( You can also track your absentee ballot application and ballot at the same website.
  • For the State Primary, you may only vote one side (party) on the ballot, or your partisan section will not count.

Thank you for voting!
Lori R. Lascoe, MiPMC
Ray Township 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

May 7, 2024 Special Election - PRECINCT 2 ONLY - New Haven Community Schools Bond Proposal - Sample Ballot


Ray Township Notice of Public Accuracy Test of Voting Equipment

Click HERE for Notice of Public Accuracy Test of Voting Equipment