Ingham County Elections Information

The Ingham County Clerk is responsible for coordinating and administering all federal, state, county and school district elections held in Ingham County. The Election Department is responsible for overseeing the programming, printing and distributing of ballots and canvassing the state, county, city, township and school elections.

The Election Department monitors all county, city, township and school board candidate compliance reports filed under the requirements of the Michigan Campaign Finance Act, PA 388 of 1976.

The Election Department serves as an administrative officer to the County Election Commission comprised of County Clerk, Chief Probate Judge and County Treasurer; County Board of Canvassers (2 republican and 2 democratic party members) and the County Apportionment Commission comprised of County Clerk, County Treasurer and County Prosecuting Attorney. 

There are four election dates per year:  the last Tuesday in February and the first Tuesday following the first Monday in May, August (Primary) and November (General).


November 3, 2015 Consolidated Election

Official Summary Results               Official Precinct Results


Voter registration deadline for this election was Monday, October 5, 2015


Links of Interest

Ingham County City and Township Clerks

State of Michigan - Elections Bureau

2014 Primary/General Election Dates

Campaign Finance Information

Election Related - Publications and Forms
Candidate Committee - Statement of Organization 
Candidate Committee - Instructions and Forms
Ballot Question Committee - Statement of Organization
Ballot Question Committee - Instructions and Forms
Candidate/Gubernatorial Committees - Forms (Late Contribution Form, Post Election Campaign Finance Compliance Form, Contribution Limits...)

Affidavit of Identity
Affidavit of Identity - Precinct Delegate

Michigan Election Law

Election Information for Candidates

Election Contact Information

BARB BYRUM, County Clerk

ROBIN STITES, Election/Clerk Coordinator

Mason Courthouse
341 S. Jefferson, PO Box 179
Mason MI 48854
Phone: (517) 676-7255
Fax: (517) 676-7254

Veterans Memorial Courthouse
313 W. Kalamazoo St., First Floor
Lansing MI 48933
Phone: (517) 483-6454
Fax: (517) 483-6421

Hours of Operation:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. *
Monday thru Friday

* The office may close for a short time during normal business hours due to occasional staff shortages.