City of Marquette

Register to Vote

If there are 15 days or more before an election, individuals can register to vote in a number of ways including online if you have a Michigan driver's license or State ID you can register at, by mail or in person at the City Clerk's office.

Within 14 days of the election and on election day an individual may only register to vote in person at their local Clerk's office.
Additionally, to registering in person an individual may be required to provide additional proof of residency. If an individual registering to vote has a current Michigan DL with the correct residential address, this is all that is required.

If an individual has an out of state DL or the DL does not have the current residential address (or are using a State-Issued Photo ID, Passport, Military ID, Tribal ID or Student ID) the individual will need an additional proof of residency. Acceptable documentation includes utility bill, bank statement, pay stub, governmental check, other government document, or lease agreement.

Polling Locations and Precincts

The City of Marquette has seven precincts across three polling locations.

Precincts 1, 2, and 3

City Hall, Baraga Gym

300 W. Spring Street


Precinct 4

Municipal Service Center

1100 Wright Street


Precincts 5, 6, and 7

YMCA of Marquette County

401 E. Fair Ave

Vote Early

Any voter registered in the City of Marquette can vote during the 9-day early voting period in all state and federal elections. The City of Marquette will offer a limited early voting schedule for all other, local, elections.

The Peter White Public Library, located at 217 N. Front Street, has been selected as the early voting site for the City of Marquette.

Vote by Absentee Ballot

Absentee Ballot Applications can be obtained:

  • Online at
  • By phone request to the Clerk’s office
  • In person at the Clerk’s office

Permanent Absentee Ballot Voters

  • Voters who want to automatically receive a ballot for all future elections may sign up for the Permanent Absent Voter List any time at or when submitting an Absent Voter Ballot Application.

Vote In Person on Election Day

Vote at your assigned precinct as noted on your Voter ID Card or check

Polls are open 7 a..m. - 8 p.m. on election day.