Elections

About Elections in Jackson 
Elections in the City of Jackson are administered by the Jackson City Clerk's Office

Upcoming Election 
The November General Election is happening Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. There are five elections on the ballot in the City of Jackson. Elections for the Mayor, Treasurer, and City Council representatives for Wards 2, 4 and 6 are taking place. 

November, 2019 General Election Dates to Remember (updated information coming soon) 


  1. There are new rules from the State of Michigan regarding when voter registration can take place before an election. Click on the link to learn about New Rights for Michigan Voters ahead of the November election. 
  2. Voters may obtain an absent voter ballot via First Class mail up to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 1. 
  3. Voters may obtain an absent voter ballot in person in the Clerk's Office up to 4 p.m. on Monday, November 4.  
  4. The November 2019 General Election is being held on Tuesday, November 5. 

Where to Vote



All precincts within each ward vote at the same location. For a map of the City of Jackson's ward boundaries, click here.

  • WARD 1: Martin Luther King Center, 1107 Adrian St.
  • WARD 2: Boos Center - Loomis Park, 210 Gilbert St.
  • WARD 3: St. John's Parish Center, 711 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. 
  • WARD 4: First Presbyterian Church, 743 W. Michigan Ave.
  • WARD 5: St. John's United Center for Caring, 801 S. Mechanic St.
  • WARD 6: Cascades Baptist Church, 1012 W. High St.
All polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Helpful Links

  1. State of Michigan Voter Registration Application
  2. Michigan Absent Voter Ballot Application for Aug. 6 Election
  3. A Guide to Voter Identification at the Polls
  4. New Rights for Michigan Voters