CITY AUGUST PRIMARY ELECTION AUGUST 7, 2023
The City of Riverview will be having an August 8, 2023 Primary Election for Mayor (Vote for 1) and City Council (Vote for 3) as well as a proposal to initiate legislation pursuant to Section 6 of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, to reinstate the City's marihuana moratorium and to disallow the sale of marihuana in the City of Riverview. This is an important election to narrow down the candidates for the November 7, 2023 City General Election. There can only be 2 candidates for Mayor and only 6 candidates for City Council to vote for in the November Election. The highest 2 vote recipients for Mayor will be on the November Ballot and the highest top six vote recipients will be on the November Ballot.
The City of Riverview is looking for people interested in becoming a Precinct Chair or Co-Chair. It is required that you have a little experience on how to work a computer laptop. You will be trained through two classes for the opening and closing of a precinct as well as for the running of the precinct on election day. This is not a voluntary position you will receive and hourly rate of pay for training as well as election day. This is an important position in which we need reliable people who want our elections to be conducted per regulations. Some of our current chairs who have worked for years are retiring and would like to hand down these responsibilities to younger civic minded resident voters (or non-residents). Please contact the City Clerk at 734.281.4241 or email@example.com if you are interested. The Clerk's department is always available to assist chairs and precinct workers with any thing that comes up during an election day which they might not have the answer to as well as seasoned precinct workers who will assist their chairs.
DO YOU WANT TO BECOME AN PRECINCT WORKER? Click on the link below for the State of Michigan Training Videos for what your responsibilities might be if working at a polling place.
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APRIL 25, 2023 FILING DEADLINE FOR RIVERVIEW
MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL RACE
The City Clerk’s Office is accepting nominating petitions for the upcoming Mayor and City Council election. The mayor and three council office terms are up for election. All terms of office are for four years.
To be eligible to run for office, an individual must be a resident and a registered voter in the City of Riverview for at least one year prior to the filing deadline. Nominating petitions with at least 25 but no more than 40 registered Riverview electors must be submitted to the City Clerk’s office for validation no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 25, 2023, by 4:00 PM. A primary election, if required, will be held on August 8, 2023 and the general election on November 7, 2023.
Nominating petitions are available during regular business hours at the Office of the City Clerk in the Riverview Municipal Building, 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, Michigan. Call (734)-281-4240 for more information.
Nominating Petitions Instructions for Mayoral and City Council Candidates
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VOTER INFO AND FORMS
Residents can register to vote in-person at the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours through 8 pm on Election Day. Voters registering to vote in-person during the last 14 days prior to an Election will be required to provide proof of residency.
Voters who have moved within Riverview can update their address at any Secretary of State Branch Office, online, or in-person at the Clerk’s Office.
Ballot marking devices are available to all voters with special accommodations for hearing, visual, physical and other disabilities. This provides voters the opportunity to independently vote a ballot in complete privacy. This terminal marks the voter’s selections on paper that becomes their ballot. Voters can select their choices using a touch screen. Personal adaptives may also be used to assist voters in making their selections. The completed ballot is then fed into a tabulator, which scans and records the votes.
Any voter may also obtain an absentee ballot for any election. To request an application for absentee ballot be mailed to you for all future elections, please click the link below:
Every Michigan voter who offers to vote at the polls must show picture identification or sign an affidavit attesting they are not in possession of picture identification. (MCL 168.523)
Voters can satisfy the ID requirement by showing a Michigan driver’s license or a Michigan personal identification card. Voters who do not possess either document may show any of the following forms of picture ID as long as it is current:
- Driver’s license or personal ID card from another state
- Federal or state government-issued photo ID
- U.S. passport
- Military identification card with photo
- Student identification card with photo
- Tribal identification card with photo
IMPORTANT - Voters without ID will not be turned away on Election Day. Michigan Election law anticipates not all voters will have picture ID. Voters who do not have acceptable picture ID can vote like any other voter by signing an affidavit.
REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE
New Ballot Drop Box on Police Department Flag Court in front of City Hall. PLEASE ENTER COURT ON YOUR LEFT AND EXIT ON YOUR RIGHT, Thank You!
There will be four Absentee County Boards sequestered and spaced out who follow protocol for complete anonymity of your ballot. The following is the process of each counting board where opposite party workers are required for the checks and balances of each counting board (All election inspectors sequestered are required to take an oath and also submit their cell phones to the Clerk before entering sequestered area):
Absentee Boards Processing of Ballots:
Station 1: Slits the voter's envelope, checks the ballot stub to the ballot number on the envelope and removes the ballot sleeve with the ballot inside without viewing the ballot and deposits it into Station 2 container which is opposite and staggered from Station 1. (In the case where the voter forgets to return the ballot sleeve, the Station 1 inspector turns over the envelope with the voter's name and has the inspector at Station 2 remove the ballot to maintain anonymity and places it in a secrecy sleeve.
Station 2: The person at station 2 removes the ballot, removes the stub flattens the ballots and places it into Station 3 container. Checks ballot for voter corrections and deposits it in Station 3 to be tabulated
Station 3: Ballots are tabulated as witnessed by all present.
When marking your Ballots: If voter makes this mistake, please come to the clerk's office to spoil your ballot and receive a new one. If the voter cannot make it to the Clerk's office, contact the clerk for further direction.
If you are interested in becoming an election inspector in the precincts or the absentee board, please fill out the application at the following link and send it to the City Clerk at
Election Inspector Application
Posted September 20, 2020
PRECINCT STREET INDEX
ELECTION POLL WORKERS NEEDED (Application)
Qualified Registered Voters and Students from 16-18 years of age may work as an election inspector in a precinct if the criteria of 3 certified precinct inspectors, who are qualified registered voters of at least two political parties, are appointed to the precinct. Training sessions are mandatory for certification. If you would like to work in the three elections, please download the Election Inspector Application below or come in and talk to the City Clerk (Monday-Friday 9-5). Inspectors are paid 2022 Minimum wage as follows: $9.87 PER HR (6:00 AM UNTIL THE POLL IS CLOSED or (6:00 AM to 2:00 PM or 2:00 PM to Close of Poll) plus Hrly rate for 2 hr training. Computer knowledge is a plus, but not necessary. Chairs (12.87/hr and Co-Chairs 12.87/hr, Electronic Poll Book Worker 10.87/hr)
Absentee Voter Application (NO REASON APPLICATION - Any registered voter who would like to be added to our Permanent Absentee Ballot List to receive an Absentee Voter Application before each election, please call (734) 281-4240 or if you drop by city hall, just drop in and state that you want to be added to the AV List.
Absentee Voter Application List Request you can fill out the request and drop it off or mail it to the clerk's office or call.
Federal identification Requirement at Polls
Federal Post Card Application Absentee Ballot Request
Federal Post Card Applications and Instructions
Precinct Delegate Write in Intent Form
Spoiled Absentee Ballot Form If you lost, accidentally misplaced or never received your absentee ballot, fill out this form and return it or fax it or email it to the Clerk's office and we will send you a new ballot. If you are on the Permanent Absentee Ballot Mailing List and you have not received your ballot within three weeks prior to the election, please contact the clerk's office at 734-281-4240 so that we may insure that you receive your ballot. Your request must be made in WRITING ONLY, by a recently enacted state law. We can no longer fill your request by telephone.
Surrender Absentee Ballot Form
- If you have received your Absentee Ballot and then change your mind and decide to vote at the polling place, fill out this form and download it and bring it to your precinct along with your ballot to surrender it.
- If on election day, you have voted your absentee ballot and decide you want to change your vote and haven't returned it yet, you may surrender that ballot at the precinct polling place and vote at the precinct.
- If on election day, you find that you received a ballot but misplaced it, fill out the form and bring it to your precinct. The poll worker will confirm with the clerk's office that it was not returned before proceeding to issue you a ballot at the precinct.