Notice of Last Day of Registration for Election to be held on August 7th:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that an election will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. The last day to register to vote or change your address for the election will be Monday, July 9, 2018. Persons registering after the deadline will not be eligible to vote at the election.
Voters may register by mail using a mail-in voter registration form or in person at a Secretary of State Branch Office or the applicant’s county, city or township clerk’s office.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that candidates of the following partisan offices are to be voted for in St. Joseph County: US Senator, US Representative in Congress, State Representative, County Commissioner, and such other partisan offices that may by law be required to be nominated at the primary.
PLEASE BE FURTHER NOTIFIED that delegates to the Republican Party, Democratic and Libertarian Party county conventions will be elected at the August 7, 2018 Primary Election.
THE FURTHER PURPOSE of the election is to vote on the following proposals as presented and listed below:
COUNTY PROPOSAL(S): TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY MILLAGE RENEWAL AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY TO LEVY .33 OF A MILL ($0.33 PER $1,000 OF TAXABLE VALUATION) FOR A PERIOD OF FOUR (4) YEARS FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF OPERATION MILLAGE FOR THE St. JOSEPH COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY FOR THE CONTINUATION OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES.
FLOWERFIELD TOWNSHIP PROPOSAL: EXTRA VOTED FIRE PROTECTION AND AMBULANCE SERVICE MILLAGE ATHORIZING FLOWERFIELD TOWNSHIP TO LEVY 1 MILL ($1.00 PER $1,000 OF TAXABLE VALUATION) FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE (5) YEARS FOR THE SOLE PURPOSE OF FIRE PROTECTION AND AMBULANCE SERVICES.
Full text of the proposals is available by contacting your clerk, at www.stjosephcountymi.org/clerk or at Michigan.gov/sos.
PERSONS ENTITLED to be registered voters must possess the following qualifications on or before the day of the election: (1) a citizen of the United States; (2) not less than 18 years of age; (3) a resident of the State of Michigan and a resident for not less than 30 days prior to the election (MCL 168.492). In addition, qualified electors must be registered to vote not less than 30 days prior to the election (MCL 168.497).
Please contact your City/Township Clerk for information regarding absentee ballots. The last day for absentee ballots to be mailed is Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact their clerk.
- Marti Brown, Constantine Township, 435-9900
- Carol Wilkins, Fabius Township, 244-5376
- Myron Fuller, Flowerfield Township, 646-9121
- Tammy Babcock, Lockport Township, 506-6983
- Donna Cupp, Mendon Township, 496-7708
- Ed English, Park Township, 279-7860
- Melissa Bliss, City of Three Rivers, 273-1632 (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri.)