Your guide to Election Day in Farmington and Farmington Hills

Voters go to the polls on Tuesday, November 6 to elect new representatives and decide the fate of several state and local ballot issues. Here’s what you should know about Election Day in Farmington and Farmington Hills:

Prepare by reviewing your ballot

City Clerk’s offices have sample ballots posted at fhgov.com and farmgov.com.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Local election results will be electronically transmitted to Oakland County and will start showing up at oakgov.com shortly after 8 p.m.

You can find your polling location online.

Maps and lists of polling places are available on city websites:

You can also check with the State of Michigan: https://webapps.sos.state.mi.us/MVIC/.

You don’t need a photo ID to vote, but it’ll speed up the process.

Voters who don’t have accepted identification can still vote, but must sign an affidavit before casting a ballot. Learn more about ID requirements at michigan.gov.

Leave the campaign lit at home.

You cannot wear or carry anything campaign-related into your polling place. Election workers may ask you to turn t-shirts inside out, or stow hats, buttons, mailers, etc. in your pocket or bag.

Forgot to turn in your absent voter ballot? You can still vote.

You may turn in your AV ballot at City Hall. Or once election workers confirm that your ballot has not already been cast, you can vote at your regular polling place.

Still undecided?

Here’s a link to all of our election-related information: farmingtonvoice.com/farmington-area-2018-general-election-news/