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Bennington Township
Shiawassee County
5849 S. M-52 
Owosso, MI
48867-9280

Townhall Address
5849 S. M-52
Owosso, MI

Phone: (989) 723-5555
Fax:      (989) 725-2372

Election Information


For your convenience, many of the forms on this site are available for viewing and printing.  Adobe Reader is required and may be downloaded for free at the bottom of this page if needed.

Note: The Bennington Township Hall is handicap accessible for voting.

  Picture ID
  Absent Voter Ballot
  Voter Registration
  Sample Ballots
  Voter Information Center
 

Link to Shiawassee County Election Results

   

2019 Election Dates:

May 7, 2019 - Special Election for County Millage Proposal and Laingsburg School Bonding Proposal

The polls in Michigan are open from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Picture ID

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Effective November 6, 2007, picture ID is required to vote or the voter must sign an affidavit attesting that they are not in possession of picture identification.

Questions regarding this requirement can be viewed below.

PDF  Picture ID Requirements for voting

 
Absent Voter Ballot

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An absentee ballot is available to you for no reason.

Absentee ballots are available by submitting an application or by written request. A voter wishing to vote by absentee ballot may do so up to and including Election Day.

Absentee Ballots are available by submitting the application below.

Application for Absent Voter Ballot

Ballots to be returned by mail must be sent to:

  Bennington Township Clerk

  Donna Ash

  5849 S. M-52

  Owosso, MI  48867-9280

 
Voter Registration Opportunity

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In Person - Bennington Township Clerk's Office, Monday's from
10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
at the Bennington Township Hall 5849 S. M-52, Owosso.

Mail-In - Voter registration forms are available on-line, and at the Township Clerk's Office.  By law, voters registering by mail must appear in person at a polling place the first time they vote.

Any Secretary of State’s Office - Young adults may register to vote before they are eighteen (18), if they will be eighteen years old by the date of the election in which they wish to vote. 

Important Notice: Michigan Law requires that the same address be used for voter registration and driver's license purposes. Therefore, if the residence address you provide when registering to vote differs from the address shown on your Michigan driver's license or personal identification card, the Secretary of State will automatically update your driver's license or personal identification card address and mail you an address update sticker for your driver's license or personal identification card.

PDF  Voter Registration Application

When to Register: Voters may register in person, by mail,or online up to 15 days prior to an election. Voters may also register in person with their local clerk within 14 days of an election, up to and including Election Day. A voter registering in the final 14 days, including Election Day, will need to show proof of residency in addition to proof of identity (or an ID that proves both). Only voters registering in the final 14 days must show proof of residency while registering.

 
Sample Ballot

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Prior to the Election, a sample ballot will be available for viewing at the Bennington Township office and should also be printed in the local newspaper.

When available, you may view the images of the sample ballot below.

Voters will be able to use this sample to become more aware of which proposals and/or candidates will appear on the ballot and be prepared to vote at the polls on the day of elections.  You may carry a copy of the sample ballot with you into the voting booth.

 
Voter Information Center

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Michigan Voter Information Center web site.

The Michigan Voter Information Center web site provides residents with information regarding their Michigan voter registration status, upcoming elections, clerk information and how to use the voting equipment chosen by their county.

The information provided includes registration status and a map and address for the voter’s polling location.  The web site also provides the name, address, phone number and email address of the voter’s clerk.

Click here to access the Voter Information Web Site.

Please feel free to call the Bennington Township Clerk’s office at (989) 723-5555 with any question or concern regarding elections and voter registration.

 
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