Absentee Voting Process


A person may vote an Absent Voter Ballot if the individual is 60 years old or older; plans to be absent from the City of Oak Park while the polls are open on election day; or if they are unable to get to the polls without assistance.

  • Bring photo identification to the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 14000 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park, Mich.
  • Fill out an application for an Absentee Voter’s Ballot.
  • Receive a ballot and vote. Voting booths are set up at City Hall for your use.
  • The ballot will be processed and tabulated on Election Day by the Absentee Voter Counting Board.

Absentee voting is governed by strict legal procedures. Complete information is available from the City Clerk's Office. To obtain an absentee voter ballot application, contact the City Clerk's Office at (248) 691-7544. 

The City Clerk's office maintains a list of eligible residents who wish to receive absentee ballots for every regularly scheduled primary and general election. Registered voters can arrange to be placed on this list by calling the office.

Anyone who has already requested to have their name placed on a permanent absentee ballot application list will automatically receive an application in the mail.

Any person who has special needs or requires special accommodations may contact the City Clerk's Office for assistance.

Further Assistance I f you have questions about any aspect of the voting process, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (248) 691-7544 or email Deputy City Clerk Cherilynn Brown at cbrown@oakparkmi.gov.