Fruitland Township

Fruitland Township, MI

Clerk / Elections

Election Information

Upcoming Elections:

November 8, 2022 – General Election

November 8 2022 General Election Updates:

Absentee Ballots are now available. If you previously returned an Absentee Ballot Application and indicated you wanted to receive an absentee ballot for the November election – you should receive your ballot in the mail within the next week. If you would like an absentee ballot but have not yet returned an absentee ballot application please contact the Clerk or visit this website to complete the application online: Michigan Online Absent Voter Application

This election will have 5 different ballot styles due to differences in County Commissioner Districts and School Districts. This map can give you an idea of what ballot will be used for your address: VOTER MAP

SAMPLE BALLOTS FOR NOVEMBER 8, 2022:

1A – Precinct 1, Commissioner District 1, Whitehall Schools

1B – Precinct 1, Commissioner District 6, Whitehall Schools

2A – Precinct 2, Commissioner District 6, Whitehall Schools

2B – Precinct 2, Commissioner District 6, Reeths – Puffer Schools

2C – Precinct 2, Commissioner District 1, Reeths – Puffer Schools

Voter Information

Registered voters may visit Michigan Voter Information Center to verify their voter registration status, their polling location, view a sample ballot for the upcoming Election and check to see the status of the absentee ballot. 

Election Results

The results of the most recent election can be found at Muskegon County  – Election Results.  This website is being updated on a continuous basis on Election evening and is the quickest way to learn the results of a Local Election.

Absentee Voting

A registered voter is now eligible to obtain an absentee ballot for an upcoming election with no reason needed.  If you would like an absentee ballot or wish to be placed on the permanent absentee list, please contact the Clerk’s office. 

An application will be mailed to those voters on the permanent list prior to each election. Anyone wishing to vote by Absentee Ballot must request an application and it must be completed and returned to the Clerk’s office before a ballot may be mailed or issued in person.

Precinct Maps

Township of Fruitland – Precincts Map (1&2)

Sample Ballots

Muskegon County may have all sample ballots for Muskegon County on their website.  

Sample Ballots

Election Inspectors

Election workers, also known as poll workers, precinct inspectors and election inspectors, are people who are paid to assist voters and count ballots on Election Day.

To be an election worker, you must be a registered voter of the state, or 16-17 years old and a resident of Michigan. An election worker cannot be be a challenger, candidate, member of a candidate’s immediate family, or a member of the local board of canvassers. Anyone convicted of a felony or an election crime may not serve. In order to become an election inspector you will need to attend training(s), submit a completed election inspector application to your local clerk, and be appointed by the local city/township board.

Fruitland Township is always looking for more election inspectors. If you are interested in applying or would like more information you can fill out this Election Inspector Application and email it to the Clerk or drop it off during normal township hall hours. 

Fruitland Township Clerk

Breann Fagan
Phone: (231) 766-3208
Fax: (231) 766-3027
clerk@fruitlandtwp.org

Deputy Clerk

Clerk/Election Announcements:

  • We are gearing up for the November 8, 2022 Election. Absentee Ballots are available at the Township Hall and we are currently preparing and mailing any previously requested ballots.
  • If you are expecting to receive an absentee ballot and do not receive it by October 14, 2022 please contact the Clerk’s office.
  • If you are not currently registered to vote and want to vote in the November election you can register online, by mail, or in person at any SOS office or the Township Hall before October 25, 2022. If you want to register on or after October 25, 2022 you must register in person at the Township Hall.
  • New Voter ID Cards were mailed to all residents due to district changes by the state and county. The card you receive is yours to keep. If you do not receive a new card, or if you receive a card for someone that no longer lives at your address please contact the Clerk’s office.