Fairfield Township

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Have you been wanting to become more involved in government at the local level? Registered voters interested in serving as election inspectors can submit an election inspector application to Clerk Deb Keller. In addition to name, address and date of birth, applicants must include their political party preference and qualifications to fill the position such as education or experience. An election inspector must be a registered voter of the State. They cannot be a challenger, candidate, member of a candidate’s immediate family, or a member of the local Board of Canvassers. Anyone convicted of a felony or an election crime may not serve. Submit the Election Inspector Application today! Why not consider helping your community and becoming more politically active? If you have any questions, please call me at 517-436-6400 or 517-442-4128. We would love to have you join our team! Deb

Election Inspector Application
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What You Need to Know About Absentee Voting
Absent Voter Ballot Application
A Guide to Voter Identification at the Polls
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View Sample Ballot for the upcoming election
Voter Information/FAQs

Absentee Voters

Absent voter ballots are available for all elections and for all registered voters. They provide voters with a convenient method for casting a ballot. As a registered voter, you may obtain an absent voter ballot.

You must request an absent voter ballot by mailing the application, a letter, or a pre-printed application form.

You may return your absentee ballots anytime by dropping them off at the Office. On the day of Elections, ballots must be returned to the Township Office by the close of the Polls (prior to 8 pm).

The Township Office will be open on the Saturday prior to an Election from 7:00 am until 3:00 pm to accept Absentee Ballot Applications.

If you want to receive an Absentee Ballot Application for ALL future elections automatically, please contact the Deb Keller, Township Clerk and fill out an application to be added to our Permanent Absentee Voter List. Or, simply send a request with your name, registered address, and signature indicating that you would like to to vote absentee in all future elections.

Emergency Requests

Emergency requests for an absentee ballot is allowed only if you cannot attend the polls because of:

  • personal injury or illness
  • a family death or illness that requires you to leave your community for the entire time the polls are open on election day

The emergency must have occurred after 5 p.m. the Friday prior to the election. If you are requesting an emergency absentee ballot, you may have someone deliver your written request for the ballot to the township clerk’s office before 4:00pm. on election day. Emergency ballots must be returned to the clerk’s office by 8pm on election day.

If you have any other questions do not hesitate to call or email Deb Keller at 517-436-6400 or 517-442-4128.