Voter Registration

To register as an elector in the State of Michigan, you must be 18 years of age on the day of the election, and have been a resident of the community for 30 days prior to the election.

Register to vote using the Voter Registration Form. You may also register in person at any Secretary of State Office or local Clerk’s Office. 

Visit the online Michigan Voter Information Center to see if you are registered to vote in Michigan and to view all options for voter registration in the State of Michigan.

Notice of Registration for the Election to be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of the City of Rochester who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the City Clerk; the office of the County Clerk; a Secretary of State branch office, or other designated state agency.  Registration forms can be obtained at mi.gov/vote and mailed to the City Clerk.  Voters who are already registered may update their registration at www.expressSOS.com.

The last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk was Monday, February 24, 2020.

After this date, anyone who qualifies as an elector may register to vote in person with proof of residency (MCL 168.492) at the City of Rochester Clerk’s Office, located at 400 Sixth Street, Rochester, MI  48307 at the following times.

  • Regular business hours:  Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Election Day, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Rochester will be voting on:

  • Democratic Party Presidential Primary
  • Republican Party Presidential Primary
  • PROPOSAL:  Renewal of Oakland County Art Institute Authority Millage

Full text of the ballot proposals may be obtained at the Rochester City Clerk’s Office, 400 Sixth Street, Rochester MI, 48307, telephone 248-651-9061 or 248-733-3700.  A sample ballot may be viewed at mi.gov/vote .