Answers to Frequently Asked 2021 Election Questions

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The Plainfield Township Clerk’s Office wants to ensure you have the information you need to vote in the Aug. 3 primary election to fill the vacant Michigan Senate seat for the 28th District.

That’s why the team has put together answers to a number of frequently asked questions. Here are some common questions the election staff has received:

Where do I vote in person?

You can find your polling location by viewing the Township's map online or by visiting and entering your name or driver’s license number. All precincts are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.

Do I have to be affiliated with a political party to vote?

No. You do not need to be affiliated with a political party to vote. However, you may only select candidates from one political party during a primary election.

If I choose to vote in person on Election Day, what times are precincts typically busier?

While the Township cannot make any guarantees, precincts in past years have been busier at 7 a.m., noon and 5:30 p.m.

To read more answers to frequently asked questions about voting, click here. For more information on elections in the Township, visit