Candidate Information for 2023 Local Election
CITY CLERK’S OFFICE
15915 Southfield Rd.
Allen Park, Michigan 48101
City Offices - Filing Petitions for August 8, 2023 Primary & November 7, 2023 General; Any person desiring to become a Candidate for nomination in the upcoming Primary Election shall, file with the Clerk on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 by 4 PM.
The City of Allen Park requires that candidates running for Office (Mayor, Clerk, Treasurer & City
Council) must file with the City Clerk. “Nominating Petitions, Affidavit of Identity and Receipt
of Filing are available at the Clerk’s Office.”
Candidates per Allen Park Charter must submit Nominating petitions. Nominating petitions must contain a minimum of 50 signatures & not more than 100 signatures. Only registered and qualified electors of the City of Allen Park can sign petitions.
Filing Deadline is Tuesday, April 25, 2023 by 4 PM
A packet of information and nominating petition forms can be picked up in person at the City Clerk's Office between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Please call the City Clerk at 313- 928-1144 for more information.
Candidates and persons acting on their behalf are reminded that they are subject to provisions of the Michigan Campaign Finance Act. This law requires filing of various financial reports with the Wayne County Clerk. Candidates are advised to check with the Wayne County Clerk regarding required
reporting and deadlines.
The Allen Park City Clerk’s Office can only answer certain questions.
*Any questions please refer to the Michigan Secretary of State
Registering to Vote Requirements:
- a U. S. Citizen
- at least 18 years of age by election day
- a resident of Michigan
Ways to Register to Vote:
- Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced on December 2, 2019 that Michiganders can now register to vote or update their voter registration online at https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/RegisterVoter/Index.
- At the Allen Park City Clerks Office, 15915 Southfield Rd.
- At any Secretary of State Branch offices located throughout the state .
- At the specified agency for clients receiving services through the Family Independence Agency, Department of Community Health, Michigan Jobs Commission and some offices of the Commission for the Blind.
- At the military recruitment offices for persons enlisting in the armed forces.
- By obtaining and completing a Mail Voter Register Application to the election official as directed on the application
Application may be obtained at https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/Home/RegisterToVote/
or by clicking on the link below.
Voter Registration Application
If you move to a new city you must re-register to vote.
If you move within the same city, the clerk's office can handle the change. All Michigan voters must use the same residential address for voter registration and driver's license. Consequently, if you change your voter registration address your drivers license address will change. The reverse is true as well. Voter registration information may be obtained on the state web site at https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/
Voting at the Polls
Your voter identification card indicates the precinct location where you vote for all elections. If you do not have a voter registration card or would like a new card please contact the Clerks office. The following are the city election precincts:
Please note: The precincts have changed. Your precinct location and/or number may have changed.
Please see the precinct map
for or call the city Clerks Office at 313-928-1144 for details.
PRECINCT 1: Allen Park Church of Christ, 23610 Outer Drive,
PRECINCT 2: Allen Park Community Center, 15800 White Street
PRECINCT 3: Allen Park Community Center, 15800 White Street
PRECINCT 4: Allen Park Community Center, 15800 White Street
PRECINCT 5: Allen Park Community Center, 15800 White Street
(Precinct 6 Eliminated. Combinded in Precinct 5)
PRECINCT 7: Allen Park Community Center, 15800 White Street
PRECINCT 8: Allen Park Community Center, 15800 White Street
PRECINCT 9: Allen Park High School, 18401 Champaign
PRECINCT 10: Allen Park Community Center, 15800 White Street
PRECINCT 11: Angelica Lutheran Church, 8400 Park Ave
PRECINCT 12: American Hungarian Reformed Church, 9901 Allen Road
PRECINCT 13: American Hungarian Reformed Church, 9901 Allen Road
PRECINCT 14: Allen Park Church of Nazarene, 10944 Reek Road
PRECINCT 15: St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 15603 Wick Road
PRECINCT 16: Allen Park Church of Nazarene, 10944 Reeck Road
Voting with Assistance
Federal and state laws require every city to provide accessible registration and voting locations for voters who are disabled. If you require voting assistance, ask the election workers for help and two inspectors will assist you.
If you have any questions regarding your voter registration, please call the City Clerks Office at 313-928-1144