November elections held Tuesday across Upper Michigan

Published: Nov. 5, 2019 at 3:01 AM EST
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Elections are being held across the State of Michigan Tuesday, November 5. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. local time.

Voters in Delta County will be voting on an operating millage for Bay College to help with infrastructure issues. The millage is 0.7 operational millage, plus a Headlee Restoration, which is 0.1974 mill. The estimated cost of the millage is $2.97 per month for homeowners with an $80,000 home.

A millage to fund a police officer in Iron Mountain Public Schools will also go to voters. The five-year proposal is for an annual levy up to 0.55 mills, or 55 cents per $1,000 of taxable value. The city hasn't had a school liaison officer since voters in November 2014 rejected a similar millage.

Tahquamenon Area Schools are also seeking a bonding proposal of $10,820,000 for school improvements.

Voters in Chippewa County will also be deciding on a bonding proposal for Pickford Area Schools, which are seeking $8,500,000 for school improvements.

Many areas are also seeing elections for local government leaders, including city commission or city council positions.

Voters will be able to register to vote the day of Tuesday’s election, thanks to proposal 3 in November 2018’s election. To register, simply bring a proof of residency to your local clerk’s office.

Michigan residents will also be automatically be registered to vote when interacting with the state regarding driver’s license or state ID card, unless the person declines.

Voters also had the opportunity to use a no-excuse absentee ballot during the 40 days before an election.

To view what will be appearing on your ballot on Tuesday,

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