Voting Information

You are qualified to vote if:

  • You are a citizen of the United States.
  • You are 18 years of age.
  • You are a resident of the state of Michigan for 30 days.
  • You are registered in the City.

How to Register for Voting

Apply in person during regular business hours to the City Clerk office or at your local Secretary of State Office. The fifteenth (15th) day preceding an election is the deadline for registering in any manner other than in person with the local clerk. Moving, even within the Pointes, requires re-registration, as does a change of name.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATIONS, IF YOU ARE A NEWLY REGISTERED VOTER AND YOU REGISTERED BY MAIL YOU MUST VOTE IN PERSON IN YOUR FIRST ELECTION. IF YOU REGISTERED THROUGH THE SECRETARY OF STATE YOU MAY WISH TO CONFIRM YOUR REGISTRATION WITH THE CITY OFFICE. 

Absentee Voting Procedure

Any registered voter may apply either in person,by mail or fax to the City Clerk as early as 75 days before and up to 4:30 p.m. of the Saturday preceding an election for an Absentee Ballot. The ballot must be returned by mail or in person to the Clerk in sufficient time so that it can be counted in the precinct by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Phone (313) 881-6565  Fax (313) 881-2622

Note: Absentee ballot applications may also be made by written request. The request must include your signature.

Grosse Pointe Shores voters vote at the following locations

Wayne County residents: Grosse Pointe Shores Municipal Building, 795 Lake Shore Road.
Macomb County residents : Ford House - 1100 Lake Shore Road

Voting Poll Hours for all Elections: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The above are all voting poll locations for the City, State and National elections.  If you have any questions regarding election procedures, please call (313) 881-6565