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Election Results - November 8, 2016

After the polls have closed, election results will be available on the Macomb County Website. You can view the results by clicking here.

Public Accuracy Test - November 3, 2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Public Accuracy Test for the General Election is to be held Tuesday, November 8, 2016, has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 10:00am in the Clerk's Office at the Charter Township of Chesterfield Offices. The Township municipal building is located at 47275 Sugarbush Rd., Chesterfield Twp., Michigan 48047.

The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the program software and the computers being used to tabulate the results of the election count the votes in the manner prescribed by law.

Cindy Berry
Township Clerk
Charter Township of Chesterfield
586-949-0400 Ext 5

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General Election November 8, 2016

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NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the GENERAL ELECTION will be held in the Charter Township of Chesterfield, County of Macomb, State of Michigan, on

Tuesday November 8, 2016

The Polls for this election will OPEN at 7 A.M. and will remain open UNTIL 8 P. M. of said day at the following locations in the Charter Township of Chesterfield.

Chesterfield Township Precinct Locations

PRECINCT LOCATION ADDRESS

  1. Sugarbush Elementary 48400 Sugarbush
  2. Anchor Bay Middle School South 48650 Sugarbush
  3. Chesterfield Youth Center 46000 Sugarbush
  4. Carkenord Elementary School 27100 24 Mile Road.
  5. Lottie Elementary School 33700 Hooker
  6. Chesterfield Twp DPW Building 52216 Sierra Drive
  7. Great Oaks Elementary School 32900 24 Mile Road
  8. Green Elementary School 47260 Sugarbush
  9. Township Office Complex 47275 Sugarbush
  10. Anchor Bay Middle School South 48650 Sugarbush
  11. Township Office Complex 47275 Sugarbush
  12. Higgins Elementary School 29901 24 Mile Road
  13. Higgins Elementary School 29901 24 Mile Road
  14. Great Oaks Elementary School 32900 24 Mile Road

FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:

PRESIDENTIAL: President and Vice President of the United States.

CONGRESSIONAL: Representative in Congress, 10th District.

STATE: 32nd State Representative Districts, State Board of Education (2),
University of Michigan Regent (2), Michigan State University Trustees (2)
and Wayne State University Governor (2).

COUNTY: Prosecuting Attorney, Sheriff, Clerk/Register of Deeds, Treasurer, Public Works Commissioner, Commissioner, 8th District, Macomb Community College Trustees (2).

TOWNSHIP: Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer, Trustees (4), Library Board Directors (6)

JUDICIAL: Justice of the Supreme Court , Justice of the Supreme Court-Incumbent, Judge of Court of Appeals-2nd District , Judge of 16th Circuit Court-Incumbent,, Judge of 16th Circuit Court -Partial Term, Judge of 16th Circuit Court –Non-Incumbent, Judge of 16th Circuit Court-New Judgeship.

SCHOOL DISTRICT: School Board Member, Anchor Bay Schools (2), New Haven Schools (2), L’Anse Creuse Schools (3)

PROPOSALS:
REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN
A Proposal Authorizing the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) to Levy an Assessment

The proposal would authorize the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) to levy within Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties a property tax assessment:

  • at a rate of 1.2 mills ($1.20 per $1,000 of taxable value);
  • for 20 years beginning in 2016 and ending in 2035;
  • that may not be increased, renewed, or used for other purposes without direct voter approval; and
  • to be used upon the affirmative vote of an RTA board member from each RTA member jurisdiction for the purpose of construction and operation of a public transportation system connecting Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties, including rapid transit bus routes across county lines, specialized service for senior citizens and people with disabilities, commuter rail, airport express service, and other public transportation purposes permitted by law, consistent with RTA bylaws and subject to the limitations of the Regional Transit Authority Act.
  • If this new additional assessment is approved and levied, revenue will be disbursed to the RTA. It is estimated that $160,907,285 will be collected in the first year.

Should this assessment be approved?

NEW HAVEN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
MILLAGE PROPOSAL, BUILDING AND SITE
SINKING FUND TAX LEVY

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in New Haven Community Schools, Macomb County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 1.2 mills ($1.20 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2017 to 2026, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2017 is approximately $695,531?

I, Derek E. Miller, Treasurer of the County of Macomb, State of Michigan do hereby certify that according to the records in my office as of June 14, 2016, the total of all voted increases in the tax rate limitation above the 15 mills established by Section 6, Article IX of the Michigan Constitution, affecting taxable property in Macomb County, Michigan, is as follows:

New Haven School District Voted Increase Years Effective
Voted Operating 17.9910 Mills 2007 to 2016
Voted Operating 3.9980 Mills 2007 to 2016
     
Macomb Community College    
Voted Operating 1.1787 Mills 2000 to 2020
Voted Operating 0.2425 Mill 2000 to 2020
     
Intermediate Schools    
Voted Special Education 0.9800 Mill  2002 to no limit
Voted Special Education 1.7607 Mills 1978 to no limit
     
Township    
Voted Fire Equipment 0.4983 Mill 2012 to 2033
Voted Fire Operating 2.7409 Mills 2012 to 2033
Voted – Police 2.5000 Mills 1996 to no limit
Voted Police 2.5000 Mills 1989 to no limit
Chesterfield Free Public Library  
Act 164 0.6441 Mill 1994 to N/A
     
County    
Voted-Veterans 0.0400 Mill 2012 to 2018
     
Macomb Co. Art Institute    
Voted-Operating 0.2000 Mill 2012 to 2021
     
Macomb Co. Zoological 0.1000 Mill 2008 to 2017
     
SMART    
Voted Regional Trans 1.0000 Mill 2014 to 2017
     
HCMA    
Voted Operating & Capital Improvement 0.2146 Mill 1940 to N/A
     
L’Anse Creuse School District Voted Increase Years Effective
Voted Operating 17.5597 Mills 2006 to 2016
Voted Operating 0.4403 Mill 2006 to 2016
     
Macomb Community College    
Voted Operating 1.1787 Mills 2000 to 2020
Voted Operating 0.2425 Mill 2000 to 2020
     
Intermediate Schools    
Voted Special Education 0.9800 Mill  2002 to no limit
Voted Special Education 1.7607 Mills 1978 to no limit
     
Township    
Voted Fire Equipment 0.4983 Mill 2012 to 2033
Voted Fire Operating 2.7409 Mills 2012 to 2033
Voted – Police 2.5000 Mills 1996 to no limit
Voted Police 2.5000 Mills 1989 to no limit
     
Chesterfield Free Public Library Genrea
Act 164 0.6441 Mill 1994 to N/A
     
County    
Voted-Veterans 0.0400 Mill 2012 to 2018
     
Macomb Co. Art Institute    
Voted-Operating 0.2000 Mill 2012 to 2021
     
Macomb Co. Zoological    
Voted-Operating 0.1000 Mill 2008 to 2017
     
SMART    
Voted Regional Trans 1.0000 Mill 2014 to 2017
     
HCMA    
Voted Operating & Capital Improvement 0.2146 Mill 1940 to N/A
Anchor Bay School District Voted Increase Years Effective
Voted Operating 18.4613 Mill 2014 to 2024
     
Macomb Community College    
Voted Operating 1.1787 Mills 2000 to 2020
Voted Operating 0.2425 Mill 2000 to 2020
     
Intermediate Schools    
Voted Special Education 0.9800 Mill  2002 to no limit
Voted Special Education 1.7607 Mills 1978 to no limit
     
Township    
Voted Fire Equipment 0.4983 Mill 2012 to 2033
Voted Fire Operating 2.7409 Mills 2012 to 2033
Voted Police 2.5000 Mills 1996 to no limit
Voted Police 2.5000 Mills 1989 to no limit
     
Chesterfield Free Public Library  
Act 164 0.6441 Mill 1994 to N/A
     
County    
Voted-Veterans 0.0400 Mill 2012 to 2018
     
Macomb Co. Art Institute    
Voted-Operating 0.2000 Mill 2012 to 2021
     
Macomb Co. Zoological    
Voted-Operating 0.1000 Mill 2008 to 2017
     
SMART    
Voted Regional Trans 1.0000 Mill 2014 to 2017
     
HCMA    
Voted Operating & Capital Improvement 0.2146 Mill 1940 to N/A

ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION DEADLINE:

By mail, Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 2:00 pm. The Clerk’s Office will be open from 9 am to 2 pm on that Saturday. You may vote by absentee ballot in person at the Clerk's Office on Monday, November 7, 2016 until 4:00 pm.

Cindy Berry
Township Clerk
Charter Township of Chesterfield
586-949-0400 Ext. 5

Close of Registration - October 11, 2016

NOTICE TO QUALIFIED VOTERS IN CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN br>2016 GENERAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 8, 2016
TO ALL QUALIFIED ELECTORS:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GENERAL ELECTION will be held on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016. The Polls for this election will open at 7:00am and will remain open until 8:00pm of said day of election.

CLOSE OF REGISTRATION: The last day on which a person may register in order to be eligible to vote in the GENERAL ELECTION is TUESDAY OCTOBER 11, 2016 by 4:30pm.

Qualified electors may register to vote or change their address, in person, at the following locations: Chesterfield Township Office, 47275 Sugarbush Road, Chesterfield Twp., MI 48047 (hours are Monday through Friday (excluding legal holidays) from 8:00am to 4:30pm).; Secretary of State Branch Offices; specified state agencies for clients receiving services; also by mail by obtaining and completing a Voter Registration Application and forwarding it to the election official designated on the application by the close of the registration deadline.

Cindy Berry
Chesterfield Township Clerk
586-949-0400 ex. 5

Election Worker Training

Chesterfield Twp will be conducting training for the election workers.  Please register for the training.

AV Counting Board Training Eventbrite - AV COUNTING BOARD TRAINING
Chair/Co-Chair Training Eventbrite - CHAIR/CO-CHAIR TRAINING
Precinct Inspector Training Eventbrite - PRECINCT INSPECTOR TRAINING

 

Straight Ticket Voting Remains on the November Ballot

Friday, September 9, 2016, 09:56 AM

This morning our office was notified that the US Supreme Court has denied the State’s request in the straight-ticket voting case, meaning the straight-ticket voting option will appear on Michigan’s November 8, 2016 general election ballot. Also note that the appropriate Ballot Production Standards and Ballot Marking Instructions are posted on the BOE website at www.michigan.gov/elections.

For all election results, click here to visit the Macomb County website.

2016 Candidate Filing Requirements
*PARTISAN*

PARTISAN OFFICES TO BE ELECTED: SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS
Supervisor MINIMUM = 50
Clerk MAXIMUM = 100
Treasurer  
4 Trustee Positions “No Party Affiliation”
MINIMUM = 150
MAXIMUM = 300
   
FILING DEADLINES:  
April 18, 2016 BY 4:00pm Partisan Candidates file Nominating Petitions & Affidavit of Identity for August Primary
April 22, 2016 BY 4:00pm Candidate withdrawal deadline
July 21, 2016 BY 4:00pm Candidates with “No Political Party Affiliation” file Qualifying Petitions & Affidavit of Identity. (Appear only on the November General ballot)
July 22, 2016 BY 4:00pm Write-in Candidates file Declaration of Intent for August Primary
July 25, 2016 BY 4:00pm Withdrawal deadline for “No Political Party Affiliation” Candidates
October 28, 2016 BY 4:00pm Write-in Candidates file Declaration of Intent for November General
   
ELECTION DATES:  
AUGUST 2, 2016 Primary Election
NOVEMBER 8, 2016 General Election

2016 Candidate Filing Requirements
*NON-PARTISAN*

NON-PARTISAN OFFICES: SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS
Library Board Trustees (6) Must file Affidavit of Identity and Non-Partisan Nominating Petitions
Local School Board MINIMUM = 40
MAXIMUM = 100 OR file a $100.00 Nonrefundable fee in lieu of petitions.
   
FILING DEADLINES:  
April 19, 2016 BY 4:00pm Library Board Candidates file Affidavit of Identity and Nonpartisan Nominating Petitions or $100 in lieu for November General
April 22, 2016 BY 4:00pm Withdrawal deadline for Library Board Candidates
July 29, 2016 BY 4:00pm School Board Candidates file Affidavit of Identity and Nonpartisan Nominating Petitions or $100 in lieu for November General
July 29, 2016 BY 4:00pm Withdrawal deadline for School Board Candidates
October 28, 2016 BY 4:00pm Write-in Candidates file “Declaration of Intent” form for November General
   
ELECTION DATES:  
AUGUST 2, 2016 Primary Election
NOVEMBER 8, 2016 General Election

Chesterfield Township Precinct Locations

  1. Sugarbush Elementary 48400 Sugarbush
  2. Anchor Bay Middle School South 48650 Sugarbush
  3. Chesterfield Youth Center 46000 Sugarbush
  4. Carkenord Elementary School 27100 24 Mile Road
  5. Lottie Schmidt School 33700 Hooker
  6. Chesterfield Twp DPW Building 52216 Sierra Drive
  7. Great Oaks Elementary 32900 24 Mile Road
  8. Green Elementary School 47260 Sugarbush
  9. Township Office Complex 47275 Sugarbush
  10. Anchor Bay Middle School South 48650 Sugarbush
  11. Township Office Complex 47275 Sugarbush
  12. Higgins Elementary 29901 24 Mile Road
  13. Higgins Elementary 29901 24 Mile Road
  14. Great Oaks Elementary 32900 24 Mile Road

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