The City Clerk performs a variety of services for the residents of the City of Linden, including administering local, state, and federal elections in accordance with State and Federal law. Additionally, the Clerk's office is responsible for developming and maintaining a records managment program, acting as FOIA coordinator, and preparing agendas and meeting packets and keeping the official minutes of all meetings of the City of Linden’s, Councils, Commissions, and Committees.
All precincts in the City vote at Faith Baptist Church, located at 4518 East Silver Lake Rd, Linden, MI 48451 (across from the airport). If you are new to the community and wish to register to vote, you may do so at the Clerk's Office in City Hall or at any Michigan Secretary of State's Office. Visit Michigan.gov/vote to check your registration and to preview your ballot for upcoming elections. Polls are open on election day from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
If you wish to request an absentee ballot, please fill out the Absentee Ballot Application (avaliable below under Links) and return it to the City Clerk. If you would like to be placed on the permanent mailing list for absentee ballots, please contact the Clerk's office at (810) 735-7980 or by visitng City Hall. Absentee Ballot Applications are mailed out to those on the permenant list six weeks before each election.
2016 Election Dates
The following are Registration Deadlines and Election Dates for 2016:
October 11, 2016 Last day to register for November General Election
November 8, 2016 State General Election
Districts and Representatives:
US Senators: Senator Gary Peters and Senator Debbie Stabenow
US Congressional: District 05 - Congressman Dan Kildee
State Sentate: District 32 - Senator Ken Horn
State Representative: District 051 - Rep. Joe Graves
County Comm.: District 06 - Commissioner Drew Shapiro
School District: Linden Community Schools
The filing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests occur through the City Clerk's Office. All FOIA requests must be submitted in writing or by e-mail. Please see our FOIA Policy and Request Form below under Links.
Lynn Henry, CMC
132 E. Broad St.
P.O. Box 507
Linden, MI 48451
Tel: (810) 735-7980