Cannon Township, Michigan

Cannon Township is a great place to live, work and do business.

Election Information

The next scheduled Election:  May 2, 2017 Special
Not registered to vote?  Deadline for May's Election is April 3, 2017.  Form is available here: Voter Registration Information  
Absentee ballot applications for our permanent AV list were mailed in March. 
Last day to submit an AV application to receive the ballot by mail: Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm  (Office open from 8 am to 2 pm)
Last day to vote an AV ballot in the Office: Monday, May 1, 2017 at 4:00 pm

For an absent voter application form, click here. Please send the form to: Deb Diepenhorst, Cannon Township Clerk, 6878 Belding Road NE, Rockford, MI 49341. You may also scan this application and email it to Deb Diepenhorst or fax it to 616-874-8940.
Receiving an absentee ballot in the office: When requesting a ballot, you must show Photo Identification in order to be given a ballot.  If you do not have ID with you, you may choose to return at another time with ID, have the ballot mailed to you, or vote a "challenged" ballot.

To see a copy of your ballot, go to: Michigan Voter Information Center and click the button: View Ballot
Are you a first time voter or has it been a while since you've voted?  Check out this link for a short video:
Precinct Inspectors (election workers)
You may apply for a position as a precinct inspector by completing an application form available at the Township Center or printed off this website.
(click here)

In order to qualify as a precinct inspector, you must be:
  • registered in the County in which you wish to serve
  • 16 years of age or older
  • never convicted of a felony or election crime
  • not a member of the immediate family of a candidate to any office at the election
Absentee Voter Ballot Information
Qualification for Absentee Voter Ballot:
  • 60 years of age or older
  • absence from the community during the time the polls are open on election day
  • physically unable to attend the polls without assistance
  • cannot attend the polls because of the tenets of your religion
  • appointed as an election precinct inspector in a precinct other than the precinct where you reside
  • confined to jail awaiting arraignment or trial (Those legally convicted and sentence for a crime are not allowed to vote while confined in jail or prison.)


Contact Us

Deb Diepenhorst,
Deputy Supervisor/Trustee, Cannon Township

Cannon Township Center
6878 Belding Rd
Rockford, MI 49341
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  • Business: (616) 884-2204
  • Business Fax: (616) 874-8940
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