Learn about upcoming elections, polling locations, absentee ballots and more below. For City of Bay City election questions, contact the City Clerk.


Would you like to help with elections?

Click here for the application to become an election inspector.  You must be registered to vote in Michigan.  Training will be provided and inspectors are compensated for their time.

Are you interesting in serving on the Charter Commission?

There is still an opportunity to become a member of the Charter Commission. There is still time to file as a write-in candidate for the November 7, 2017 election. Complete this form and submit to the City Clerk's office before 4:00 p.m., October 27, 2017.

Important Notice


Please note that election mail will not be forwarded. If you will be away from your Michigan address and wish to have an application for absentee ballot mailed to you, please contact the Clerk's office. Absent voter applications are mailed approximately 45 days prior to every election. An application must be received before a ballot can be issued.