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Upcoming Elections: 

August 2, 2022 State Primary Election 

November 8, 2022 State General Election

Absentee ballot applications will be mailed to those who are on the permanent absentee list.

You can return them via mail, drop box outside of city hall, the City Clerk’s office or email the form to cityclerk@romi.gov.

What is on my ballot?  To check your sample ballot you may do so here: https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/PublicBallot/Index

Extended Absentee Ballot Hours for the August 2 election:

Saturday, July 23rd 8a - 12p

Saturday, July 30th 7a - 3p

VOTER ID CARDNew Voter ID Cards

New voter ID cards have been sent out to all registered voters in the City of Royal Oak due to redistricting. If you received a card for someone who no longer lives at your address, please contact the City Clerk's office at 248-246-3050 or email cityclerkvote@romi.gov.


WATCH: Completing Your Absentee Ballot

Military and Overseas Voting

Voting assistance for Service members, their families and overseas citizens. Fill out your application here.

Voter Information Center

Royal Oak participates in the state-wide QVF system, and the City’s voting records are available from this system. Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center to do the following:

  • Determine if you are registered to vote
  • Find answers to frequently asked questions
  • Find your polling location
  • Learn to use your voting equipment
  • View your sample ballot

Candidates and Proposals

Visit the Oakland County Elections Division website for a complete current list of candidates and proposals.

Request voter information.