Election Day 2012: What You Need to Know
Find all the information you need before you cast your vote Tuesday.
Primary elections are today, and that means one thing for Clawson residents: Prepare to participate in democracy.
While there are no Clawson-specific issues on the ballot there are plenty of races for seats in the Michigan House of Representatives, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate and battles for county seats.
Here is a list of things voters should know before casting their vote Tuesday:
- All precincts are open 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
- Voters must bring a photo ID to the polls.
- All absentee ballots must be submitted to the City Clerk by 8 p.m. Tuesday. There is also a drop box outside City Hall.
- Campaigners have to stand 100 feet or more away from polling locations. Those wearing campaign paraphernelia will not be allowed inside the polling site.
The precinct numbers and locations are as follows:
- 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
On the ballot Tuesday are various races for national, state and local office, as well as two county-wide ballot issues. Check out this election guide with the scoop on all the candidates and issues you can vote on. The guide also includes sample ballots so you know what to expect before heading to the polls.
Need more information?
Clawson City Clerk's Office
- Phone: 248-435-4500, x116 or x118
- Fax: 248-435-3240
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Address: City Hall 425 N. Main Street, Clawson, MI 48017