VILLAGE ELECTIONS


SPECIAL ELECTION: Charter Amendment,
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Visit Oakland County for election results.

The Village of Franklin will hold a special election on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
Learn more about it here: 

Letter from the Clerk: 
FAQ's Frequently Asked Questions
Sample Ballot
View Ballot 
View Postcard Mailer
Read Franklin Village Charter 
Chapter XI Section 5 - Streets and Sidewalks

Quick Links

Absent Voter Application  May 4, 2021 Special Election
Southfield Township Clerk's Office Hours
Notice of Registration for the Special Election May 4, 2021
Secretary of State Office
Click here for a voter registration form in PDF format.
Michigan Voter Information Center to see if you are registered to vote in Michigan. 
To register as an elector in the State of Michigan, you must be 18 years of age and have been a resident of the community for 30 days prior to the election.

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MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS OVERVIEW
A regular Municipal Election is held in November of every even numbered year. The President and Trustees shall be elected on a non-partisan ticket from the Village of Franklin at large and be subject to recall. The President is elected for a four-year term; six trustees are elected for four year terms with three trustees running on every other even -numbered year ballot.

Persons interested in running for Village Council must be registered to vote and must submit nominating petitions as required by law. Petitions may not contain less than 15 valid signatures. The submission deadline is the Tuesday 12 weeks prior to the November election date by 4:00 pm. No person shall be eligible to the office of President or Trustee who is not 25 years old and has been a resident of Franklin for at least two (2) year prior to the last day for submitting petitions for office.

The Library Board positions are also elected, for six-year terms.  Persons interested in running for the Library Board Director positions must be registered to vote and must submit nominating petitions as required and noted above.

For more information on all elections, contact the Village Clerk at clerk@franklin.mi.us 

Phone: (248) 626-9666

Quick Links

Link to Absent Voter Application  May 4, 2021 Special Election
Visit the Oakland County Website for Election Results-May 4, 2021
Visit the Oakland County Website for Election Results- November 3, 2020