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Voting & Elections

Election Information

The City of Houghton operates two Precincts on Election Day (see below).

If you have any questions about voter registration or where you vote, please call the City Clerk's office at 482-1700.

Michigan voters can confirm their registration, see their polling locations, and sample ballots by going to:

The City of Houghton is always looking for individuals willing to work at the Precincts on Election Day. If you are 16 years or older and a registered voter of Houghton County you are eligible to work following completion of adequate training sessions. You will be paid for both time spent at the training sessions and Election Day. Interested parties should call the City Clerk's office at 482-1700.

Registered voters who wish to vote with an absent voter ballot must fill out an application to request an absent voter ballot prior to election day. The voter must check one of the reasons on the form, provide their registered address as well as the address they would like the ballot sent, and sign the form and return it to the Clerk's office:

City of Houghton Clerk
PO Box 606
Houghton, MI 49931


Precinct 1

Registered Voters who live on the west side of Bridge Street to the West City Limits. This Precinct votes at:

City of Houghton Fire Department
1400 Gundlach Road (corner of Sharon Ave)
Houghton, MI 49931


Precinct 2

Registered voters who live on the east side of Bridge Street to the East City Limits. This Precinct votes at:

Dee Stadium
700 E. Lakeshore Drive (on the waterfront)
Houghton, MI 49931


City of Houghton

City Center
616 Shelden Avenue Houghton, MI 49931

(906) 482-1700 tel
(906) 482-0282 fax

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