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ELECTIONS


The city is having one 2019 general election for the election for Mayor and 3 City Council Contests.


Election Summary Report

General Election
Wayne County, Michigan - November 05, 2019
Summary for: All Contests, City of Riverview, Precinct 1, City of Riverview, Precinct 2, City 
of Riverview, Precinct 3, City of Riverview, Precinct 4, All Tabulators, All Counting Groups
Registered Voters: 2,168 of 9,086 (23.86%)  Ballots Cast: 2,168
Mayor - Riverview (Vote for 1)
Total Times Cast                 2,168 / 9,086    23.86%
Candidate                    Total
Andrew M. Swift              1,791 97,82%
Total Votes                   1,831
City Council - Riverview (Vote for 3)
Total Times Cast                 2,168 / 9,086    23.86%
Candidate                    Total
Lynn M. Blanchette           ,104 19.50%
Thomas Coffey                1,094 19.33%
Chuck Norton                    1,166 20.60% 
Suzanne ONeil                1,279 22.59%
Elmer E. Trombley            1,007 17.79%
Total Votes             5,661

Riverview Charter Amendment Proposal (Vote for 1)
Total Times Cast                  2,168 / 9,086   23.86%
Candidate                    Total
Yes                          1,573           78.81%
No                           423            21.19%
Total Votes                   1,996


 



NOVEMBER 5, 2019 CITY GENERAL ELECTION
MAYOR (4 YEAR TERM)
3 COUNCIL CONTESTS (4 YEAR TERM)
Petitions filed for November 5, 2019 Ballot
MAYOR
Vote for 1
Andrew M. Swift 

COUNCILMEMBER
Vote for 3
Lynn M. Blanchette 
Thomas Coffey 
Chuck Norton 
Suzanne ONeil 
Elmer E. Trombley 

CHARTER AMENDMENT PROPOSAL

Shall Section 7.4 of the Riverview City Charter, entitled “Publication and Recording of Ordinances” and Section 19.4 entitled “Definition of Publication” be amended to permit, as an alternative to newspaper publication, the posting and publishing of locally required notices and ordinances, on the City’s official internet website, along with paper copies to be posted in two public buildings; or on the public access stations of the cable and satellite providers operating in the City,” together with paper copies to be posted in two public buildings? 


CITY OF RIVERVIEW
NOTICE OF CLOSE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE
NOVEMBER 5, 2019 CITY GENERAL ELECTION 

To the Qualified Electors of the City of Riverview, Wayne county: 

Please take Notice that any qualified elector of Riverview 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 is Monday, October 21, 2019.  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 Clerk’s office, located at 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, Michigan, 48193, at the following times:

  • Regular business hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  
  • Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Riverview will be voting on the following contests and charter amendment proposal:
                                                      Mayor – Four Year Term One (1) to be elected
                                           Councilmembers – Four Year Term - Three (3) to be elected

                                                                  Charter Amendment Proposal
Shall Section 7.4 of the Riverview City Charter, entitled “Publication and Recording of Ordinances” and Section 19.4 entitled “Definition of Publication” be amended to permit, as an alternative to newspaper publication, the posting and publishing of locally required notices and ordinances, on the City’s official internet website, along with paper copies to be posted in two public buildings; or on the public access stations of the cable and satellite providers operating in the City,” together with paper copies to be posted in two public buildings? 

A sample ballot may be viewed at cityofriverview.com when availalbe. Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the clerk’s office.

Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


 CITY OF RIVERVIEW

NOTICE OF ABSENT VOTER APPLICATION/BALLOT
NOVEMBER 5, 2019 CITY GENERAL ELECTION

Notice is hereby given that applications for Absent Voter Ballots for the City General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, will be received in the office of the City Clerk from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN the Mayor (1) and Council (3) and Charter Amendment Proposal regarding Publications contests will be on the ballot.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the deadline of 5 PM Friday, November 1, 2019, for acceptance of absentee ballot applications to be voted outside the Clerk's Office in accordance with Sec. l68.750 of the Michigan Compiled Laws of l948 as amended.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Clerk's office will be open Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM to vote absentee and to mail spoiled ballot requests by 2:00 PM.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the deadline for applications for absentee ballots to be voted in person at the Clerk's office in accordance with Sec. 168.76l of the Michigan Compiled Laws is 4:00 PM on November 4, 2019.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that voters may register to vote up to 8 PM on election day and vote an absentee ballot or vote at your precinct if time permits.

EMERGENCY ABSENT VOTER APPLICATIONS will be issued to any registered elector prior to 4:00 PM on election day if he/she shall become physically disabled, or absent from the City because of sickness or death in the family which has occurred at a time making it impossible to apply for absent voter ballots by the statutory deadline.

Contact the Clerk’s Office at (734) 281-4240 to receive an Absentee Voter Application and request to be placed on the Absentee Voter List to receive an application before each election.

Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


CITY OF RIVERVIEW 
COUNTY OF WAYNE, STATE OF MICHIGAN

NOTICE OF CITY GENERAL ELECTION
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019 

TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF RIVERVIEW:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a City General Election will be held in the City of Riverview, Wayne County, Michigan, on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, between the hours of 7:00 AM and 8:00 PM prevailing Eastern Time to elect the following: 
                                                  Mayor – Four Year Term One (1) to be elected
                                           Councilmember – Four Year Term - Three (3) to be elected

                                                           Charter Amendment Proposal
Shall Section 7.4 of the Riverview City Charter, entitled “Publication and Recording of Ordinances” and Section 19.4 entitled “Definition of Publication” be amended to permit, as an alternative to newspaper publication, the posting and publishing of locally required notices and ordinances, on the City’s official internet website, along with paper copies to be posted in two public buildings; or on the public access stations of the cable and satellite providers operating in the City,” together with paper copies to be posted in two public buildings?

All persons voting in this election must provide appropriate photo identification or complete an affidavit in order to vote.  Any person voting in this election must be:  a citizen of the United States of America, over eighteen years of age, and a registered elector of the City of Riverview.

Further, the New Voting Precincts will be held in the following locations:
Precinct  l -  RiverviewHigh School, 12431 Longsdorf (Quarry Road Entrance)
Precinct  2 -  RiverviewCity Hall, 14100 Civic Park Drive (Gym Entrance)
Precinct  3 -  SeitzMiddle School,  l7800 Kennebec (North Entrance – Auditorium) 
Precinct  4 -  ForestElementary School,  l9400 Hampton

All electors who are registered with the city clerk in which they reside are eligible to vote at this election.

Sample ballots can be found at www.mi.gov/vote. To comply with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), voting instructions will be available in audio format and in Braille. Arrangements for obtaining the instructions in these alternative formats can be made by contacting the city clerk in advance of the election. All polling locations are accessible for voters with disabilities.

This public notice is given in accordance with Section 168.653(a) of the Michigan Election Law as amended.

                                                             Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


CITY OF RIVERVIEW ELECTION NOTICE  PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST

Notice is hereby given that a Public Accuracy Test will be conducted for the purpose of certifying the program and scanning devices used to process voter ballots for the City   General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, in the City of Riverview, Wayne County, Michigan.  Said Test is open to the public and any concerned parties may witness the test on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 3:00 PM at City of Riverview Municipal Building, City Services Conference Room, 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, Michigan. 48193.

                                                            Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk   


 CANDIDATE INFORMATION:

At the time of filing, two (2) Affidavits of Identity are required as well as 25 qualified signatures (pick up three petitions at the Clerk's Office) of Riverview electors.  You must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of Riverview for one year. Come in to the City Clerk's office to pick up your forms and petitions.
Filing deadline is Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 4 p.m.
Candidate Withdrawal Deadline is Friday, April 26, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Write-In Candidate Deadline October 25, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

WRITE-IN CANDIDATE DECLARATION OF INTENT FORM   




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