Ottawa County Elections


Ottawa County Elections

November 6, 2018 Election

Time-Saving Tips for Voters



1. Make a Plan

Find your polling location and sample ballot online at:

Researching candidates and proposals ahead of time saves time in the voting booth!


2. Pick a Time

Vote during slower times to avoid potential lines

Typical shorter wait times at the polls are between 9am and 12pm and between 1pm and 4pm


3. Vote Absentee

Michigan voters who meet any of the following criteria are eligible to vote absentee:

Expect to be absent from your community during voting hours

Are over the age of 60

Physically unable to attend the polls

Cannot attend the polls due to the tenets of your religion


Election Day Polls Are Open : 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM