Elections Information

Your Vote Matters. 

Your Vote Matters
The City Clerk's Office administers all special, local, state, and federal elections in Berkley.

Within this section of our website, you will find important information regarding the election process, including absentee voter documents, a voter precinct map, and an election schedule.

If you have additional questions, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 248-658-3310.

Upcoming Elections - 2022

May 3, 2022 - Special Election

  • Berkley School District called for a special operating millage renewal election.
  • Please see below for the ballot language:
    “This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance and renews millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy. Shall the currently authorized millage rate limitation of 19.4937 mills ($19.4937 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, in Berkley School District, Oakland County, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 10 years, 2023 to 2032, inclusive, to provide funds for operating purposes; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and 18 mills are levied in 2023 is approximately $3,800,000 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2022 tax levy).” 

For more information regarding the millage proposal, please contact Berkley School District.

For those wanting to vote in person, all precincts will be OPEN 7 AM - 8 PM on Tuesday, May 3rd with the appropriate social distancing practices in place. Everyone planning on visiting the polls is encouraged to wear a mask.

Clerk's Office Extending Its Hours for ELECTION BUSINESS ONLY

We want to ensure that Berkley voters have ample opportunity to make their voices heard in the upcoming election.

The Clerk's Office has extended its hours for election business only on the following days (no appointment needed):

 Date:  Time:
 Saturday, April 30, 2022

 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM 

Residents will be allowed into City Hall AFTER normal business hours to do the following:

  1. Register to vote 
  2. Vote absentee ballot
  3. Drop off absentee ballots in-person
    • NOTE: Residents can still drop off their ballots via the secure Dropbox located at City Hall
  4. Spoil ballots 

Need to Register to Vote?
It's not too late. Following the passage of Proposal 18-3, residents may complete an in-person voter registration through Election Day at the City Clerk's Office. Registrants must have proof of residency if it is within 14 days of the election.

Please Note: You can ONLY register to vote at the Clerk’s Office NOT at the polling stations.

To learn more on how to register to vote  CLICK HERE BUTTON

Interested in Working Elections?


Anyone interested in becoming a precinct worker for the election should send an email to clerk@berkleymich.net or call 248-658-3319.

**Election work is a paid opportunity**

To learn more about how to become an Election Worker  CLICK HERE BUTTON


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