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November 6, 2018 General


November 6, 2018 General

Oct. 22 & Oct. 23
6 - 8:30 p.m.


On Monday, Oct. 22 and Tuesday, Oct. 23, MSU Extension will host multiple Ballot Proposal Forums around the state. These live educational opportunities will provide participants with information about each statewide ballot proposal Michigan residents will be voting on in the Nov. election. Each ballot overview will cover the basic issues of the proposal, the potential impact of these ballot questions, and experiences from other states that have adopted similar proposals. The program will feature a presentation by an expert on each proposal followed by time for questions from the audience. Speakers will be live in Lansing and broadcasted to locations around the state. Participants around the state will have the opportunity to submit questions and engage in discussion with other participants at each location.  



  • Monday, Oct. 22, 6 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 22

  • Houghton - Noblet Forest Building at Michigan Tech, 1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI 49931
  • Traverse City - Northwest Michigan Works, 1209 S. Garfield Ave., Suite C, Traverse City, MI 49686
  • Sault Ste. Marie - Shouldice Library Room 203, Lake Superior State University, 906 Ryan Ave., Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
  • Scottville - West Shore Community College Admin and Conference Building, MBT Room, 3000 N. Stiles Rd., Scottville, MI 49454
  • Clinton Township - MSU Extension Assembly Rooms - VerKuilen Bldg., 21885 Dunham Rd., Clinton Twp., MI 48036
  • Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor Public Library, Westgate Branch, 2503 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48103
  • Lansing - Berkey Hall Room 117, 509 E. Circle Dr., East Lansing, MI 48824
  • Online webinar option

Tuesday, Oct. 23
  • Marquette - Northern Michigan University, Room 109 Edgar L. Harden Learning Resources Center, 1401 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette, MI 49855
  • Harbor Springs - Harbor Springs Public Library, 206 S. Spring St., Harbor Springs, MI 49740
  • Roscommon - Roscommon County Building, 500 Lake Street, Roscommon, MI 48653
  • Oakland County - County Executive Office Building, 2100 Pontiac Lake Rd., Building 41, West Waterford, MI 48328
  • Lansing - Berkey Hall Room 117, 509 E. Circle Dr., East Lansing, MI 48824
  • Online webinar option


Anyone interested in learning more about statewide ballot proposals should attend this FREE event.

For more information click on the following link to register for the event.


You will also see two (2) City of Clawson Charter Amendment Proposals on the ballot. Both of these proposals are to remove and/or replace outdated information in our Charter. They are housekeeping items that will not affect any tax issues. They have both been approved by the Attorney General's office and the Governor. Below is a brief outline of what the intent of the amendments are geared toward.


Charter Amendment 18-1

Sec. 18.07 - Notices, proceedings, ordinances; publication required; certificate, evidence.

The Council shall select the method of publication of all notices, proceedings, and ordinances for which a mode of publication is not prescribed by this Charter or by law. The Council may determine that such publication be posted prominently in at least five public places within the city, and/or may be made by posting in a newspaper or magazine which may be online, or printed or circulated in the City. They also may determine that such publications be made by posting to the internet, via the City’s website, or by any other means or method determined by the City Council to be appropriate to properly inform the general public in matters of municipal concerns.

Charter Amendment 18-2

Chapter 17 (Justice Court) – would be deleted in its entirety as stated.

Information regarding the upcoming November 6, 2018 General Election:

The last day to register to vote in the November General Election is October 9, 2018.

Voter Registration Form

To be eligible to become a registered voter an individual must be a citizen of the United States and must be 18 years of age.  A statement that the elector has or will have lived in this state not less than 30 days before the next election.  A statement that the elector has or will have established his or her residence in the township, city, or village in which the elector is applying for registration not less than 30 days before the next election.

Click on the following link below to find out who is running for office:

As a reminder the districts that cover Clawson are:

  • Congress - 9th District - Precinct 1 Only
  • Congress - 11th District - Precinct 2-5
  • State Senator - 13th District
  • State Representative - 41st District
  • County Commissioner - 16th District
Reminder that the law has changed and you will no longer have an option to check a box that would allow to vote straight party ticket.

Vote at your precinct listed below for ALL elections. Please contact the City Clerk's office at 248.435.4500 ext. 116 or 118 if you have any questions.

Voting Precinct Map

  • Precinct 1 votes at Kenwood Elementary School, 240 Nahma
  • Precinct 2 votes at City Hall Community Center, 425 N. Main
  • Precinct 3 votes at Baker Administration Building, 626 Phillips
  • Precinct 4 votes at Clawson High School, 101 John M
  • Precinct 5 votes at Schalm Elementary School, 940 N. Selfridge

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