• SPECIAL SCHOOL ELECTION
    Tuesday, November 6, 2018 

    NOTICE OF FILING DEADLINE
    FOR BOARD OF EDUCATION CANDIDATES

    The deadline for filing as a candidate for the Okemos school board is: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 4:00 P.M.

    Interested citizens must file an Affidavit of Identity and a nonpartisan nominating petition (minimum 40 signatures) at the Meridian Township Clerk’s Office (Central Park Drive/Marsh Road) by 4:00 p.m. July 24, 2018 to be placed on the November 6, 2018 school election ballot. A $100 nonrefundable fee may be filed in lieu of a petition.

    On the ballot will be the following board of education terms of office:

    • One (1) Partial Term ending December 31, 2020 and
    • Three (3) Full Term Local School Board seats are open
      • Term of office is four (4) years
      • Begins January 1, 2019 and ends December 31, 2022

    Nominating petition forms may be obtained from the school board office (Okemos Road at Mt. Hope) or from the township clerk’s office.  You may also obtain a copy of the Affidavit of Identity from the Secretary of State’s website at www.mich.gov/sos.

    Election Coordinator for Okemos Public Schools: 
    Meridian Township Clerk Brett Dreyfus
    Citizens may call 853-4300 concerning voter registration, precinct locations, or to answer general election questions. 

    www.meridian.mi.us

     

  • LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE 

    The last day on which persons may register, in order to be eligible to vote in the general election called to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, is Tuesday, October 9, 2018. [This is also the last day on which you may change your address for the election.]

    Persons registering after 5:00 o'clock in the evening on Monday, October 8, 2018 are not eligible to vote at the special school election November 6, 2018.

    To register to vote, visit any Secretary of State branch office or your township clerk’s office.  Clerks’ offices in the Okemos school district are at the following locations:

    • Meridian Township, 5151 Marsh Road (north of Meridian Mall) Telephone: 853-4300
    • Alaiedon Township, 2021 West Holt Road, Mason Telephone:676-9277
    • Williamstown Township, 4990 N. Zimmer Road, Williamston Telephone: 655-3193
  • OKEMOS SCHOOL DISTRICT
    ELECTION POLLING PLACES & LOCATIONS

    WHERE TO VOTE: 

    The following Okemos school election polling places will be open November 6, 2018, from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. 

                       Precinct 6 – Meridian Municipal Building

                       Precinct 7 – Kinawa School

                       Precinct 8 – Cornell Elementary School

                       Precinct 9 – Edgewood Early Childhood Center

                       Precinct 10 – Meridian Township Service Center

                       Precinct 11 –Meridian Christian Church

                       Precinct 12 – Wardcliff Elementary School

                       Precinct 13 – Central Elementary School

                       Precinct 14 – Hiawatha Elementary School

                       Precincts 15 – Meridian Senior Center

                       Precinct 17 – Bennett Woods Elementary School

     

        Alaiedon Township voters:   Alaiedon Township Hall
                                                        2021 West Holt Road, Mason

        Williamstown Township voters:  Precinct 2 – St. Katherine Episcopal Church  

    If you are unsure of your voting precinct, contact the township clerk’s office at 853-4300.
    NOTE: Absentee voter applications are available from the Meridian Township Clerk's Office.