Election Resources


Upcoming Election:

The next election will be the Presidential Primary to be in either February or March of 2024, we will update this page when the exact date has been set.

Upcoming Election Inspector Training

Click here for more information.

Voter Registration

You can check your voter registration and/or register to vote in Michigan through the Secretary of State’s office.
The State of Michigan provides voter information where voters can check their registration, polling location, and view upcoming issues and candidates that may be on their ballot. Click here to locate this information.



There are three precincts in the City of Hancock on Election Day, click here to view a map showing the precinct boundaries.

  • Precinct 1 is located at Hancock City Hall – 399 Quincy St. in downtown Hancock.

  • Precinct 2 is located at the Hancock Fire Hall – 900 Ethel Avenue.

  • Precinct 3 is located at Lakeview Manor – 1401 W. Quincy St.

On Election Day, polls are open from 7:00 am until 8:00 pm.

Voting Absentee

You do not have to provide a reason to vote with an absent voter ballot. Registered voters can obtain an application by calling the clerk’s office at 906-482-2720. Click here to find applications, and track your absent voter ballot online.

The application must be sent to the City Clerk where you are registered for processing.

Permanent Absentee Application List

Residents registered in the City of Hancock can add their names to the permanent absentee voter list. In the lead-up to each election, every person on this list will receive an application for an absent voter ballot.

To be added to the list, simply send an email to city@cityofhancock.net and include your name and address.

Election Inspector Application

Registered voters in Michigan interested in serving as Election Inspectors can fill out an application and submit it to the City Clerk. Inspectors will be trained by the County Clerk prior to every even-year election cycle. Applications are available from the City Clerk or on the State Voter Information Center website.

If you have any questions about voter registration or elections, please contact:

Linda Kalinec, Clerk/Treasurer