Inkster City Clerk Verna Chapman is able to help city residents ensure they are registered to vote in the upcoming primary and general elections in the city.
Chapman's office is responsible for the administration of all elections in the city along with a host of other responsibilities including the management of the city code of ordinances; agenda preparation, recording of meeting minutes, administrative support to the mayor, city council and board of ethics; maintenance of all board and commission membership rosters; legal notices required by state and local statutes; maintenance of legal files (contracts, agreements, deeds, etc.); FOIA coordinator; business license administration, including special event applications and Notary Public services.
Her office, located at 26215 Trowbridge in Inkster is open from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and can be reached by phone at (313) 563-9770. Residents can also use the drop box at the main entrance of city hall as a convenient way to deliver documents to the city clerk including voter registration applications; absentee ballot requests; absentee ballots and other forms.
For information on the new voter registration and absent voter laws enacted by the passage of Proposal 18-3 in November, 2018, visit the Voting Information tab at www.michigan.gov/sos .
Michigan Election Law states that individuals must be registered to vote 30 days prior to an election. Applicants must be at least 18 years old by election day and be U.S. citizens. Applicants must also be a resident of Michigan and of the city or township in which they wish to register. To register, contact or visit the city clerk's office or visit any Secretary of State Office.