Election Commission (Internal)

Established:  Michigan Election Law Act 116 of 1954 [MCL 168.674]
Township Liaison: Township Clerk; (248) 625-5114

The Election Commission is composed of the Township Clerk, by virtue of his/her position, and 2 Township Board members  who are appointed by the Township Board. The term for all members of the Election Commission extends for the duration of his/her term as an elected official.  Election Commission members oversee the appointment of all Precinct and Absent Voter Counting Board election inspectors, and Receiving Board members prior to each election, approve the realignment of precinct boundaries and facility locations, and conduct required Public Accuracy Tests preceding each election.

The Election Commission meets in accordance with Michigan Election Law.