How to Register for Voting

Apply in person during regular business hours to the City Clerk office or at your local Secretary of State Office. The thirtieth (30th) day preceding an election is the deadline for registering to vote in that election. Moving, even within the Pointes, requires re-registration, as does a change of name.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATIONS, IF YOU ARE A NEWLY REGISTERED VOTER AND YOU REGISTERED BY MAIL YOU MUST VOTE IN PERSON IN YOUR FIRST ELECTION. IF YOU REGISTERED THROUGH THE SECRETARY OF STATE YOU MAY WISH TO CONFIRM YOUR REGISTRATION WITH THE CITY OFFICE.  DON'T FORGET THAT YOU NOW NEED A PHOTO ID IF VOTING AT THE POLLS!

Absentee Voting Procedure
Any registered voter who cannot go to the polls because of physical disability or absence from the City or by reason of being 60 years of age or older may apply either in person,by mail or fax to the City Clerk as early as 75 days before and up to 2:00 p.m. of the Saturday preceding an election for an Absentee Ballot. The ballot must be returned by mail or in person to the Clerk in sufficient time so that it can be counted in the precinct by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
Phone (313) 881-6565  Fax (313) 881-2622

Note: Absentee ballot applications may also be made by written request. The request must include your signature.

Grosse Pointe Shores voters vote at the following locations

Wayne County residents: Grosse Pointe Shores Municipal Building, 795 Lake Shore Road.
Macomb County residents : Edsel & Eleanor Ford House - Gate House, 1100 Lake Shore Road
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Voting Poll Hours for all Elections: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The above are all voting poll locations for the City, State and National elections. In contrast, ALL Grosse Pointe Shores voters vote at the GPS Municipal Building in City elections. If you have any questions regarding election procedures, please call (313) 881-6565

About Grosse Pointe Shores

The Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, A Michigan City, is located several miles north of Detroit, Michigan.  Most of the city is located within Grosse Pointe Township in Wayne County with the small northern portion located within Macomb County‚Äôs Lake Township.

Grosse Pointe Shores is the smallest of the five Grosse Pointe communities occupying 1.1 square miles of land and 18.1 square miles of Lake St. Clair waters.  Grosse Pointe Shores has the longest shoreline of the Grosse Pointe communities, making it an especially attractive place to live.

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