For Information about Elections, contact:  Jessica Alpers, Leelanau Township Clerk

(231) 386-5138 ext. 1.                 email:

Poll Location and Hours:

August and November: 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.


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 until and including the day of the election.

Click here for a State of Michigan Absentee Ballot Application Form


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.

(Contact the respective offices regarding their hours and availability.)

The last day to register in any manner other than in-person for the November election is: October 24, 2022

October 25 through 8pm, November 8 in-person registration with the local clerk with proof of residency.

See special hours posted below during elections.


Instructions for Registering to Vote in Michigan

Information for Michigan Voters

State of Michigan Voter Registration Application

Michigan Voter Information Center