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Posted on: October 22, 2021

[ARCHIVED] East Lansing City Clerk’s Office Extended Hours and Election Day Reminders


EAST LANSING, Mich. — As the November 2, 2021 General Election approaches, East Lansing voters are reminded that extended hours and Election Day hours will be offered at the East Lansing City Clerk’s main office, 410 Abbot Road, and satellite office, 241 Brody Service Road.

Extended hours and Election Day hours at both locations will be:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 26; 5-8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 27; 5-8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 31; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 2 (Election Day); 7 a.m.-8 p.m. (while polls are open)

Additionally, East Lansing voters are reminded of the regular hours at both locations. Regular hours at the East Lansing City Clerk’s main office are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and regular hours at the East Lansing City Clerk’s satellite office are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

At both office locations, East Lansing voters can register to vote, apply for and vote their absentee voter (AV) ballot and/or turn in their voted AV ballot. Voted AV ballots can also be dropped off at the following ballot drop box locations in the community, which are secured and checked daily by City Clerk’s office staff:

  • East Lansing City Hall (north parking lot), 410 Abbot Road
  • East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road
  • East Lansing Department of Public Works, 1800 E. State Road
  • MSU-CATA Transportation Center, 592 N. Shaw Lane

All voted AV ballots must be returned to the East Lansing City Clerk’s office locations or a drop box by 8 p.m. on Election Day.  

East Lansing’s polls will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. on Election Day and same-day voter registration will be offered at both of the East Lansing City Clerk’s office locations. For those registering to vote leading up to and on Election Day, proof of residency must be provided. This proof must include the voter’s name and current address and it can be in electronic format. Acceptable forms include:

  • MSU LiveOn App
  • Michigan Driver’s license or state ID
  • Current utility bill
  • Bank statement
  • Paycheck or government check
  • Other government document

Additionally, those voting in person on Election Day are reminded that they must show a picture i.d. or sign an affidavit attesting that they are not in possession of a picture i.d. before voting. Precinct 11 voters are reminded that they will move back to their original voting location at the Burcham Hills Retirement Community, 2700 Burcham Drive, for this election.

Community members with questions about the upcoming election can contact the City Clerk’s office at (517) 319-6914. Additional election information is available at  

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