Elections Page


March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary Election:        Ballot Preview

May 5, 2020 Special Election (Millage Election) for Voters in the Leland School District Only.                                                   Ballot Preview

August 4, 2020 Primary Election:  (Request an Absentee Ballot)

                                                       (Sample Ballot)

November 3, 2020 General Election

Monica Diaz, Leelanau Township Clerk, (231) 386-5138 ext. 1, ltclerk@leelanautwp.org



An individual may register to vote in Leelanau Township by submitting an Application to the Leelanau Township Clerk, Leelanau County Clerk, at a Michigan Secretary of State Office, or On-Line.

You should contact these respective offices regarding their hours and availability.

July 20, 2020 was the last day to register for the August 4, 2020 Primary Election other than in-person with the Township Clerk.

Between July 21, 2020 and August 4, 2020 you must register in-person with the Township Clerk if you want to be registered for the August 4, 2020 election.

See special hours posted below.

These resources may be helpful:

Steps to Getting Registered to Vote in Michigan

Information for Michigan Voters

State of Michigan Voter Registration Application

Michigan Voter Information Center

Absentee Voting:

All eligible and registered voters in Michigan may now request an absentee voter ballot without providing a reason.

To vote absentee, you must first fill out an Absentee Voter Application form.  This must be completed and submitted to the Township Clerk before a ballot can be issued.  A ballot will be mailed or can be picked up after the ballots are printed. The ballot must then be returned/received by the Clerk before the close of the polls on election day in order to be tabulated.

Absentee Voter Ballots are available up until and including the day of the election.

click here for a State of Michigan Absentee Ballot Application Form

Additional Clerk Hours for the August 4, 2020 Primary Election:

Saturday, August 1, 2020:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Deadline for Requesting Absent Voter Applications by Mail)                                                                                                                                       

Monday, August 3, 2020:  9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Qualified Absent Voters may vote in person at the Clerk's Office)                                                                                                                                      

Tuesday, August 4, 2020: up to 4pm (Emergency Absentee Voting in Clerk’s Office)

Poll Location and Hours: 

August and November 2020:  Polls will be open on the day of the election from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM at the Northport Fire Hall located at 100 W. Eighth St, Northport, MI  49670.

This page last updated on 7/27/2020.