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2017 City Council Election dates August 8 and November 7
Filing deadline for the 3 City Council positions is April 25, 2017 by 4:00 pm
go to the "Running for Office" Tab for more information

Links on this page with an (*) are activated when there is an upcoming election
    (A primary is held if there are 7 or more council candidates filed for office)

City Council Candidate Listing

The City Clerk's office is open the Saturday prior to each election from 8 am  - 2 pm  for Absentee Ballots Only.

Election results will  be posted to our website when all the precinct and absentee ballots are reported. 

The Deadline to get registered to vote is 30 days prior to an election.    To check your registration go to:  

Want to see where you vote and what is on the ballot Information 

Ballot Samples:   *

precinct map

Election Result History Statistics

Election Inspectors
Want to work as an Election Inspector at the Voting Precincts on Election Day? To work as an election inspector you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • Registered to vote in the state of Michigan
  • Not related to someone running for office on that election ballot
  • Submit and Complete Application

 Inspectors are paid $150 for working election day and $16 to attend a training class.
High school students over the age of 16 can work as long as they are:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • Not related to someone running for office on that election ballot

The Office of the City Clerk hires approximately 165 - 250 election inspectors to operate the 23 polling locations within the City limits each election.


Mary A. Kotowski, MMC, CMMC
City Clerk

City of St. Clair Shores
Office of the City Clerk
27600 Jefferson Circle Drive
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Ph:  586-447-3303
Fax: 586-445-0469

Office Hours

M - F 8 am - 4:30 pm

Passport Hours are only:
Mon. & Wed.8 am to 12 pm   
Tues. 10 am to 12 pm & 
           2 pm to 3:30 pm
(we do not take appointments)
 During the upcoming holidays please call first as we are short staffed

Services are suspended for 6 weeks prior to an Election
We strongly recommend that you call the office (586) 447-3303 in advance to ensure someone is available to help you. 

Passport Site and Forms
The City of St. Clair Shores27600 Jefferson Circle Drive, St. Clair Shores, MI 48081