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The following elections will be conducted in 2024 in Oronoko Charter Township:

Date: February 27, 2024 – Presidential Primary; Buchanan Public Schools Operating Millage Renewal and Sinking Fund Millage Renewal; River Valley School District Operating Millage Renewal and Sinking Fund Millage Renewal.

Date:  May 7, 2024 - Lake Shore Schools Millage Renewal (only affects portions of Precinct No. 1)

Date: August 6, 2024 – General Primary Election

Date: November 5, 2024 – General Election

                                                                       Early Voting Dates
Presidential Primary Election: Saturday, February 17 - Sunday, February 25, 2024
General Primary Election: Saturday, July 27 - Sunday, August 4, 2024
General Election: Saturday, October 26 - Sunday, November 3, 2024
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Oronoko Charter Township Polling Locations:

Early Voting Site: 1205 North Front Street Niles, MI 49120 (see above schedule for times)
Precinct No. 1       Oronoko Charter Township Hall; 4583 E Snow Road
Precinct No. 2       Berrien Springs Community Library; 215 W Union
Precinct No. 3       Berrien County Youth Fair, Memorial Building; 9122 US Hwy 31
Election Day Hours:      All Polls are Open from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Register to Vote
You can register to vote if you are:
  • A citizen of the United States of America
  • 18 years of age on or before the date of the election at which you seek to vote
  • A Michigan resident for at least 30 days before the election

You may register to vote at:
  • The Secretary of State's office
  • The Berrien County Clerk's office
  • The Township Clerk's office
  • By mail through the Secretary of State's office

Election Inspectors
Oronoko Charter Township is always looking for qualified people to work at the polls on Election Day.
If you are a registered voter and you are interested in becoming an Election Day Precinct Inspector, you may work in any city or township in the county where you reside.
Michigan state law requires all precinct inspectors to be trained every two years. This training is conducted by the Berrien County Clerk. Supplemental information is given by the local Oronoko Charter Township's Clerk.
If you are an enthusiastic individual who wants to be involved in the community and help make Democracy work . . . Contact the Clerk at the Township Hall on Snow Road or call 471-2824.

Absentee Ballots

What is an absentee ballot?
An alternate way of voting without having to go to the polls on election day.

Who Is Eligible For An Absentee Ballot? 
Any registered voter.

How Do I Apply For An Absentee Ballot? 
To apply for an absentee ballot, follow these simple steps:

 Contact the clerk of the city or township where you are registered to vote.

You need to state in your request:

  • You are a registered voter of the city or township
  • State the address where you are registered to vote
  • Advise the clerk where your absentee ballot should be mailed
  • Sign your request
You may apply by letter, post card, or by Federal Post Card Application.

 When May I Apply?

To apply:
  • Applications may not be accepted sooner than 75 days preceding an election.
  • Mailed-in applications must be received by 5 pm the Friday before an election.  Your ballot will be mailed to you.  
  • Voters also can drop off their application in person at their township or city clerk's office by 4 pm the Monday before Election Day and get their ballot, which must then be voted in the clerk's office at that time.

Ballots must be signed and received by 8 pm on Election Day.

When You Move or Change Your Name:

      If you change your address within a community, please notify the local clerk. You may also change your address at any Secretary of State Branch office.