To determine whether you are Registered to Vote,
View your Sample Ballot for the upcoming election, or
Track the status of your Absentee Ballot 

Visit https://webapps.sos.state.mi.us

Election Workers Needed: 
Any qualified, registered elector in the State of Michigan may apply to work as an election inspector. Applications are available in the Clerk's Office or can be downloaded. Training is required at the Oakland County Complex located in the vicinity of Telegraph and Pontiac Lake Road. Morning and evening shifts are available.


The City Clerk is responsible for conducting all City, County, State, Federal and School Elections held in Orchard Lake and for voter registration and establishment of additional voter precincts when necessary. The Clerk is also the Chairman of the City Election Commission and is responsible for tallying votes on election night and submitting all finalized records and results to Oakland County.

You may register to vote by mail, any Michigan Secretary of State Branch Office, the county clerk's office, and at designated state agencies at least 15 days prior to an election. Eligible citizens may register in person at City Hall during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) with proof of residency (Driver's license, State ID card, current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check, other government document) through 8 p.m. on election day. Three school districts (Bloomfield Hills, Walled Lake, and West Bloomfield) lie within the City limits and school elections are conducted by the City.

Click here to obtain an application to register to vote. Return application to the City Clerk’s Office, 3955 Orchard Lake Rd, Orchard Lake, MI 48323. Or email application to bldgdeptclerk@cityoforchardlake.com

Orchard Lake has only one voting precinct.  Election Day voting takes place in the Council Chambers at Orchard Lake City Hall (3955 Orchard Lake Rd.)

Early Voting Site Options 

Early voting close of polls tabulation will take place at 8:00 p.m. on Election day at the early voting site - West Bloomfield Twp Public Library, West Bloomfield Civic Center 4550 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48323 and at the Oakland County Elections Division, 1200 N Telegraph Rd, Dept 417, Pontiac, MI 48341 west wing ext.

Polls are open on Election Day from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Saturday before each election, the Clerk’s office is open between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. for Absentee Voting.