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Absentee Voting

Absentee ballots for any election can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, and are generally available 20 days prior to the election. Registered voters are eligible to receive an absentee ballot if:

•They expect to be absent from the City on Election Day;
•Are physically unable to attend the polls
•Or are 60 years of age or older.


An application for an absentee ballot can be obtained by calling or stopping by the City Clerk's Office at City Hall - 2nd Floor, 270 S. River Avenue, Holland, MI 49423 (Ph. 616-355-1301). The voter can also submit a written request, indicating the name, address, reason for requesting the ballot, and an original signature.

The voter returns the signed application to the Clerk and once the application has been received, the ballot for that election can either be given or mailed to the voter. State law does not allow one person to pick up a ballot for another person. If an individual returns an application for an absentee ballot on behalf of another, that ballot will be mailed to the voter.

NOTICE TO VOTERS- Please read this notice for information regarding postal requirements when you mail your completed absentee ballots to the Clerk's Office. Thank you!