Elections

drop box 4x6The City Clerk's Office now has a drop box for City of Battle Creek voters to return absentee applications and ballots.  This drop box is located just outside of the east entrance to City Hall at 10 N. Division Street.  The drop box is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until 8:00 pm on election day.

  1. Overview
  2. Absentee Ballots
  3. Candidate Filing Information
  4. Election Inspectors
  5. Election Results
  6. Federal Post Card Application
  7. Polling Locations
  8. Voter Registration
  9. Wards and Precinct Maps

The City Clerk's office oversees all elections in the City of Battle Creek, working in coordination with the Calhoun County Clerk.

The City of Battle Creek is divided into 5 Wards, which are made up of 21 Precincts. 

A registered voter must vote at the polling location which is determined by the voter's address. Check the Wards and Precinct Maps tab to determine your ward and precinct and check the Polling Locations tab for the address of your polling location.


Additional elections and voter information is available by clicking on the menu tabs above. For more information about elections or to check your registered voter status online, visit the 
State of Michigan Voter website. 



Important Dates to Remember:

Date Election Last day to register to
vote in any manner other than
in person at the Clerk's Office

 Tuesday, March 10, 2020  Presidential Primary February 24, 2020
 Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Special Election for voters ONLY in the
Climax-Scotts School District (KRESA)
*Due to COVID-19 this election will be held mainly by mail. 
Absentee ballot applications have been mailed to all registered
voters in the Climax-Scotts School District
April 20, 2020
 Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Primary July 20, 2020
 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 General Presidential October 19, 2020