Applications for an absentee voter (AV) ballot will be accepted beginning 75 days prior to each election.
You can apply online at the Michigan Voter Information Center. Your application will be electronically sent directly to Ferndale Elections.
You can deliver your application in person at Ferndale City Hall during regular operating hours.
You can place your application in any of the following dropboxes, available 24 hours a day:
- the black dropbox outside City Hall (available 365 days a year)
- the gray Ferndale Elections dropbox outside City Hall (available during the 75 days before an election)
- the gray Ferndale Elections dropbox outside Kulick Community Center (available during the 75 days before an election)
You can mail your application to:
300 E. Nine Mile Road
Ferndale, MI 48220-9905
To receive an absentee voter (AV) ballot by mail, your application must be received at the Elections Department by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before the election.
To pick up an absentee voter (AV) ballot in person and take it home, you must apply at Ferndale City Hall by 2:00pm on the Sunday before the election.
On the Monday before the election, you may apply for an AV ballot in person until 4:00 p.m., but the ballot must be voted at City Hall; you cannot take it out of the building.