Community-oriented individuals are needed to help facilitate our elections. This is your chance to give back to the community while gaining a deeper understanding of the election process. Interested parties should complete the Election Inspector Application and submit it to the Clerk’s Office (Instructions for returning it are on the form).
- Precinct Election Inspector
- Absent Voter Counting Board (AVCB)
- Receiving Board Member
- Absentee Ballot Coordination Team Member
- On Election Day
- Precinct Inspectors work from 6:00 a.m. - ~9:00 p.m.
- AVCB inspectors work from 7:00 a.m. until the ballots are counted. This can take until 10:00 p.m. or later.
- Receiving Board members work from 8:00 p.m. - ~10:00 p.m.
- Prior to Election Day
- Absent Voter Ballot Coordinators work in the Clerk’s Office for the weeks prior to the election and on election day. We prefer people who are able to work approximately 6 hours a day, 2-4 days a week.
Precinct Inspectors receive 2-4 hours of training, depending on their position. Training takes place during the weeks prior to election day.
Training for the AVCB takes place the morning of the election.
Absentee Ballot Coordination Team Members receive on-the-job training.
Receiving Board members receive 2 hours of training in the weeks leading up to the election.
Precinct Election Inspectors earn $200.00 for the day.
AVCB Inspectors earn $225.00 for the day.
Receiving Board Members earn $15.00/hour.
Absentee Ballot Coordination Team Members earn $18.00/hour.
Leadership roles earn more.
Watch the ceremony to honor Election Inspectors with 20+ years of service.
November 8, 2022 General Election Unofficial Results
Preliminary Election Results by Precinct
Preliminary Election Summary
County-wide election results are posted on the Oakland County Elections Division Website
Our regular office hours are Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Our office is closed on Fridays. Please visit the specific election sections below for any additional hours that the office may be open for election-related business.
Visit the Oakland County Elections Division Website for additional information.
The Michigan Voter Information Center (MVIC) provides helpful information regarding voting. You can find out if you are registered, track your absentee ballot, and much more. Click here to access the MVIC website.
To register to vote, you must be all the following:
Voter Registration Form
The Clerk’s Office maintains a Permanent Absent Voter List. Registered voters on this list automatically receive an application for an absent voter ballot 60-75 days before an election. If you wish to be added to this list, please call our office (248-433-7702) or send us an email.
Polling Locations and Precincts
Click here for polling locations.
See a precinct map here.
Voters must show a Michigan driver’s license or a Michigan personal identification card when voting in person or obtaining an absentee ballot in person.
In the absence of either document, a voter may show any of the following forms of picture identification as long as they are current:
Driver’s license or personal identification card issued by another state
Federal or state government-issued photo identification
Military identification card with photo
Student identification with photo from a high school or an accredited institution of higher education
Tribal identification with photo