Register to Vote

Persons can register to vote at any Secretary of State Office branch office, a County Clerk’s Office or with their Township/City Clerk.

Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center to:

  • View your Sample Ballot for the upcoming election
  • Track the status of your Absentee Ballot
  • Verify your Voter Registration Information
  • Find out if you are registered to vote


  • Citizen of the United States
  • Not less than 18 years of age
  • A resident of Michigan and township or city
  • Not serving a sentence in jail or prison

Absentee Ballots

Absentee ballots are issued from your local Township or City Clerk.

Absentee Ballot Eligibility

Due to the passage of a statewide ballot proposal 18-3, all eligible and registered voters in Michigan may now request an absent voter ballot without providing a reason.

Absent Voter Ballot Application

County Clerk

Greg Geiger
County Clerk

Ionia County Clerk’s Office
100 W. Main Street
Ionia, MI 48846


(616) 527-5322

(616) 527-8201

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Genealogy Hours*
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Clerk’s Office is open for business during the noon hour. However, we recommend that you call our office first if you are planning on doing business during this time, as it is sometimes necessary to close the office during the noon hour when short-staffed.

*The Clerk reserves the right to limit genealogy hours based upon staffing and the court docket.