Elections

November Ballots

Ballots for the November 2020 election will be mailed the last week of September.


2020 Elections

Vote by Mail for November 3, 2020 Presidential Election

ALL registered voters in the City of Holland received an application for an absentee ballot for the November 3, 2020 Presidential election. Applications were mailed out the first week of June. Simply sign and date the application and return it to the City Clerk’s office. Your November ballot will be mailed near the beginning of October. Ballots must be filled out and returned to City Hall by election day. There is a drop box in the parking lot to return applications and ballots or you can mail them back. These arrangements have been made to safeguard voters’ opportunity to vote while encouraging safe practices and social distancing.

Applications are available on our website at the Absentee Voting tab at the upper left of this page.

March 10 - Presidential Primary
May 5 - Special School Election - Election canceled due to COVID-19; items will be on August 4, 2020 ballot
August 4 - Primary Election - for most State and National offices, except president
November 3 - General Presidential Election

Annual Elections

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. All election results can be found on the Ottawa County Clerk’s website.

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

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
Holland Civic Center Place, 150 W 8th Street - temporary
Holland, MI 49423
Ward 6, Precincts 14, 15 (Ottawa)First Reformed Church
630 State Street
Holland, MI 49423


Election Security

The Ottawa County Clerk’s office has extensive information on how votes are counted and the safety and security of voting in Michigan. Find more information at www.miottawa.org/securingthevote.

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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