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Election & Voting Information

Absent Voter Ballots

Absentee ballots are available to you for all elections if:

  • You are unable to vote without assistance;
  • You are 60 years of age or older;
  • You expect to be absent from your city or township on election day;
  • You are in jail, awaiting arraignment or trial;
  • You have been assigned to work as a precinct inspector;
  • You are unable to attend the polls because of religious beliefs.

If you want the ballot mailed, make your request early to allow for delivery time. A voter eligible to vote by absent voter ballot may also vote in person at the clerk’s office anytime up to the day before the election. All absent voter ballots must be received by the clerk not later than 8 p.m. on election day.

Absentee ballots are available by submitting the application below:

Print the form above, complete and mail to:

Kaye Matelski
Brevort Township Clerk
W2051 Dukes Rd
Moran, MI 49760

Voter Registration

Anyone who is 18 years of age may register to vote at the Secretary of State office. We have provided the registration by mail form below for your convenience.  You must be registered to vote 30 days prior to an election.

Election Inspector Application

Have you considered working as an election inspector? Inspectors are people who are paid to assist voters at the polls on election day. Registered voters interested in serving as election inspectors must submit the application below to the clerk.

To be appointed you must be a registered voter of Mackinac County. You 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 elections crime may not serve.

Freedom of Information Act

Policies, Procedures & Guidelines

  • FOIA Procedures and Guidelines
  • FOIA Public Summary of Procedures and Guidelines


  • FOIA Request Detailed Cost Itemization
  • FOIA Request for Public Records
  • FOIA Notice to Extend Response Time
  • FOIA Notice of Denial of Request
  • FOIA Appeal a Denial of Records
  • FOIA Appeal an Excess Fee

Homestead Exemptions

The Homestead Exemption Affidavit allows you to claim an exemption on your home which will lower your school tax bill. For you to be eligible for this exemption, you must own and occupy your house as your legal principal residence by May 1st of each year. You may only claim one house as your principal residence.

  • Homestead Exemption Affidavit
  • Rescind/Withdrawal Homestead Exemption

Deferment of Summer Taxes

Summer taxes may be deferred until February 15th. To qualify for this deferment a household income cannot exceed $35,000. The applicant must also be 62 years of age or older, paraplegic, quadriplegic, eligible service-person, veteran, widow or widower, blind, or totally and permanently disabled. Additionally, those that farm agricultural real property may also qualify.

  • Application for Deferment of Summer Taxes

Other Forms & Ordinances