Appointments for Absentee Balloting and Voter Registration

Voters looking to register to vote, or hoping to apply for, or receive, an absentee ballot in person can visit the City Clerk's office in person at 300 W. Baraga Ave.

The office is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. On Saturday, Oct. 31, the office will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for voting purposes.

Due to public safety measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, staff asks that you schedule an appointment prior to arrival.

2020 Election Cycle

City of Marquette

Statewide Primary Election

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

The Aug. 4, 2020 Primary Election will include several contests for statewide and national seats, including the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, as well as Michigan House and Senate contests. This ballot may also have local or countywide ballot questions.

Presidential Election

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The Nov. 3, 2020 Presidential Election will include contests for the Marquette City Commission and the Board of Light and Power.

The following names will appear on the November ballot:

Marquette City Commission (3 Available Seats)

      • Margaret Brumm
      • Jessica Hanley
      • Cody Mayer
      • Michael Plourde
      • Paul Schloegel
      • Fred Stonehouse

Marquette Board of Light and Power (2 Available Seats)

      • Edward Angeli
      • John Braamse
      • Matt Luttenberger
      • John Sonderegger

The ballot will also include the Presidential contest, in addition to several races for national and statewide office.

Polling Locations

City of Marquette polling places for this election cycle are as follows:

Precincts 1, 2 and 3: Baraga Gym At City Hall
Precincts 5, 6 & 7: YMCA of Marquette County

Polling Times

MCL 168.720 Section 720: On the day of any election, the polls shall be opened at 7 o'clock in the forenoon, and shall be continuously open until 8 o'clock in the afternoon and no longer. Every qualified elector present and in line at the polls at the hour prescribed for the closing thereof shall be allowed to vote

Election Background Information

The City of Marquette, in accordance with the City Charter and State Law, conducts elections annually to determine who City Commissioners and members of the Board of Light and Power will be. There are seven members of the City Commission and there are five members of the Board of Light and Power.