Elections

Upcoming Election

The next election is Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  It is a City General Election.  The ballot contains the offices of:  Mayor; Council Member At-Large (1 position); and Wards 2, 4, and 6 Council Members.  Polls will be open on Election Day from 6:00 am - 8:00 pm.  

Absentee Ballots are available in the City Clerk's office until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 4. 

The Clerk's office will have additional hours from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 2, to issue absentee ballots and receive voter registrations.

Please remember to take your photo ID to the polling place or to the Clerk's office when requesting a ballot.

Election Schedule

General Elections are held every year on the first Tuesday between November 2 and 8. In addition, Local or State elections may take place during the year: there is usually an election the first Tuesday between August 2 and 8, sometimes an election in May, and Presidential Primaries in March of Presidential Elections.

The City Clerk's office oversees all elections in the City of Holland, working in coordination with the Ottawa County and Allegan County Clerks.

Wards & Precincts

The City of Holland is divided into 6 Wards, which are made up of 15 Precincts. The City limits span parts of both Ottawa and Allegan Counties. A registered voter must vote at the polling location for his or her own precinct, which is determined by the voter's address. Check the Ward-Precinct map below to determine your Ward and Precinct. 

Ward, PrecinctPolling Location
Ward 1, Precincts 1, 2, 3 (Ottawa)Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church
839 E 8th Street
Holland, MI 49423
Ward 2, Precincts 4, 5 (Ottawa)Hope Church
77 W 11th Street
Holland, MI 49423
Ward 3, Precincts 6, 7 (Ottawa)Boys and Girls Club of Greater Holland
435 Van Raalte Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Ward 4, Precincts 8, 10 (Ottawa)
Precinct 9 (Allegan)
Calvary Church of Holland
517 W 32nd Street
Holland, MI 49423
Ward 5, Precincts 11, 12, 13 (Allegan)Maplewood Reformed Church
139 E 34th Street
Holland, MI 49423
Ward 6, Precincts 14, 15 (Ottawa)First Reformed Church
630 State Street
Holland, MI 49423


Additional Information

For more information about elections or to check your registered voter status online, visit the State of Michigan Voter website and the League of Women Voters website.

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