All eligible and registered voters in Michigan may now request an absentee voter ballot without providing a reason.

Click here for a State of Michigan Absentee Ballot Application Form.

Return the completed Absent Voter Ballot Application to the Leelanau Township Clerk’s Office at 119 E. Nagonaba, P.O. Box 338, Northport, MI, 49670. (231) 386-5138 ext. 1.

An Absentee Voter Ballot will be mailed to eligible applicants after the ballots are printed and become available.  Arrangements can be made to pick up a ballot at the Township office.

The ballot must be returned/received by the Township Clerk before the close of the polls on election day in order to be tabulated.

Additional Clerk Hours for the Election:  Friday, November 4th, 10 am to 4 pm, and November 5th, 8 am to 4 pm

Deadline for Requesting Absentee Voter Applications by Mail: November 4 by 5 pm

Emergency Absentee Voting in Clerk’s Office:  Up to 4 pm November 8

Leelanau Township Elections Page


The Michigan Voter Information Center can be accessed at:

If you have requested or submitted an Absentee Voter Ballot you can review this site to verify that the application was received, and verify that a ballot was sent or received.

The Michigan Voter Information Center allows you to:

  • Check the status of your voter registration.
  • Register to vote
  • Apply for and/or check the status of an absentee ballot.
  • View sample ballots for your polling location.
  • Find you polling location.

You can also contact the township clerk’s office.