Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Here are five rules you need to know before voting on election day.
The use of video cameras, still cameras and other recording devices is prohibited in the polls when they are open for voting. This ban includes still cameras and other recording features built into many cell phones and applies to all voters, challengers, poll watchers and election workers. Certain exceptions are made for credentialed members of the news media. Under Michigan election law, a ballot is rejected if deliberately exposed. A voter who deliberately exposes their ballot will not be allowed to vote in that election. This includes clothing and buttons as well as material such as pamphlets, fliers and stickers. You may not display such items in the polling place or within 100 feet of an entrance to a polling place. If a voter goes …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Find all your candidate profiles and ballot proposal information for White Lake and Highland here.
Candidates for Highland Township offices, White Lake Township Offices and state and national offices will battle it out at the polls during the Nov. 6 general election. White Lake-Highland Patch has compiled background information on the candidates for all local races, which can be found here: For the most up-to-date election coverage, sign up for the White Lake-Highland Patch newsletter. Click to get signed up!
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Voters may register or pick up an absent voter ballot application at city hall.
The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election is just around the corner. Local residents have until Oct. 9 to register to vote at the White Lake Township office or the Highland Township office, any Secretary of State office or by mail. In order to vote, you must: Those who aren't able to go to the polls on election day may cast an absentee ballot. An absentee ballot application can be picked up at both townships' offices. If you want the ballot mailed, your application must be received by 2 p.m. the Saturday before the election. These dates are also important to absentee voters: Additional information is available at the White Lake Township and Highland Township websites.