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Elections

DUE TO COVID-19 & REQUIRED OFFICE PREPARATION TO ADHERE TO CDC SOCIAL DISTANCING STANDARDS THE ELECTION DIVISION IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

SERVICES CAN BE OBTAINED ONLINE, BY MAIL or BY APPOINTMENT.

Below you can find Election Services that can be completed from home.

Filing for Office - Completed and notarized affidavits can be mailed in, along with a certified check or money order made out to the Wayne County Clerk or petitions. (NO PERSONAL CHECKS)
Mail to: Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, 2 Woodward Ave., Room 502, Detroit, MI 48226

Register to Vote

Campaign Finance Statements


Late Filing Fees can be mailed in, along with a check or money, made out to the Wayne County Clerk. (NO PERSONAL CHECKS)
Mail to: Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, 2 Woodward Ave., Room 502, Detroit, MI 48226





The Elections Division of the Wayne County Clerk's Office is responsible for coordinating and administering all federal, state, county and cross-boundary school district elections conducted in Wayne County under the jurisdiction of the Wayne County Clerk.

The Elections Division is also responsible for overseeing the printing and distribution of election ballots and conducting national, state, and county elections.

Lastly, the Elections Division is responsible for monitoring all county, local and school board candidate compliance(s) in accordance with all filing requirements under the Michigan Campaign Finance Act, PA 388 of 1976. This division serves as an administrative officer to the County Election Commission, County Board of Canvassers and the County Apportionment Commission. Wayne County's Elections Officials are:

Cathy M. Garrett - Wayne County Clerk
Gregory P. Mahar - Director of Elections
Jennifer Redmond - Deputy Director of Elections
Gil Flowers - Manager of Campaign Finance

2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 502
Detroit, Michigan 48226
Phone (313) 224-5525, Fax (313) 224-6424
Mon - Fri - 8:00 am until 4:30 pm


LIST OF CAMPAIGN FINANCE COMMITTEE CHECKS RETURNED DUE TO NSF

Complete List

ELECTIONS DIVISION CAMPAIGN FINANCE UNIT

The Campaign Finance Unit of the Elections Division is responsible for monitoring that all county, local and school board candidates are in compliance with all filing requirements under the Michigan Campaign Finance Act, PA 388 of 1976.

Campaign Finance website

This includes assessing all reports and issuing related fees and fines.