City Clerk
 Section. 5.5 The City Clerk shall be clerk of the Council.
 The City Clerk acts as the Freedom of Information Act Coordinator.
 Michelle M. King
 Phone: (810) 659-3130
 Fax: (810) 659-0569



Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center provided by the Michigan Secretary of State's Office prior to a scheduled election to be sure you are:

1. Registered to Vote
2. Registered to Vote at your current address (should be the same address on your driver's license)

Making those changes now will make a smoother Election Day for all of us.

On this same website you can:

1.  Confirm your voting location (maps are included)

2.  Check on the status of your Absent Voter Ballot.



November 3, 2020 Update

As of September 29, 2020 all Absent Voter Ballots (AVB) requested prior to September 18, 2020 have been mailed.  Those requested after September 18 will be processed and mailed by October 2, 2020.  Before calling the City of Flushing, please go to the State of Michigan Voter Information Center to check on the status of your ballot and allow 7 to 10 days to receive your ballot.  If you plan to return your ballot by mail, please attempt to do so prior to October 19, 2020 in order to allow plenty of time for the Postal Service to process the voluminous amount of AVB's they are dealing with across the State of Michigan and United States.  

Absent Voter Ballots may be securely dropped in either of the City's two drop boxes (in the circle drive or by the front entrance door to city hall) which are emptied multiple times a day, or dropped off at the counter where you pay your utility bill.   

Thank you for your patience, understanding and cooperation.  




Please visit or contact the City Clerk’s office, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or a Michigan Secretary of State Branch office to register to vote. Click here to be directed to the Michigan Secretary of State’s Website to verify your eligibility and download an application.








Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center provided by the Michigan Secretary of State’s Office by clicking on the picture above




A District/Precinct Map can be found here.


Precinct 1 and Precinct 2 – Bella Birches (Formerly VFW Hall), 606 N. McKinley Road


Precinct 3 – Flushing Fire Station, 723 E. Main Street


Precinct 4 and Precinct 5 – Flushing United Methodist Church, 413 E. Main Street









As a result of recent changes to the law, almost everyone is eligible for an absentee ballot.  Please refer to the Michigan Secretary of State website for complete information regarding Absentee Ballots, or call the City Clerk's office at 810-659-5665, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Information regarding obtaining an emergency Absent Voter Ballot is available by clicking here.










For your convenience, the City of Flushing maintains a permanent Absent Voter Ballot (AVB) List.  Should you choose to be on this list, prior to every election you will receive through the mail an Application to Vote (or a “dual” application in years where there is a primary and a general election) that you must sign and return to our office to consent for us to send you a ballot.  After you have signed and returned the Application to Vote for the applicable election(s), you will receive a ballot when they have been printed and delivered to us.  If you choose not to vote, or not to vote by AVB, in any given election simply do not send back the Application to Vote, and you will not receive a ballot.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Consistent with Public Act 563 of 2014, amending the Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the following documents are being shared to the public in making such request:

Freedom of Information Act Policy summary, procedure and guidelines
Freedom of Information Act Policy for the City of Flushing (amended by City Council on February 2019)
Freedom of Information Act Fee Schedule
Freedom of Information Act Request Form

(All documents listed above are in pdf. format)

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