City of Troy

500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Ph: 248.524.3300

Election Information

Aileen Dickson


City Hall Hours:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday

November 5, 2019 City General Election

Election/Voter Information

Election Inspectors

To Apply: Complete the Election Inspector Application and submit to:

Troy City Clerk 
500 W. Big Beaver Road 
Troy, MI 48084

Important:  Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, must be completed and submitted with your Election Inspector Application.  Please bring these documents to the City Clerk's Office: US Passport or Driver's License/ID Card, and Social Security card.  The City of Troy requires a copy of your Social Security card to be on file for audit purposes.

Requirements: Must be registered voter in the State of Michigan. Must attend a 3-hour (paid) training class prior to working. Students must be at least 16 years old and meet voter registration requirements (except age).

Hours: Election Days: 6 am - 9 pm (approximately); Part-time hours are available.

Pay: $12.00 per hour (Election Day and training); Chairperson Bonus: $40; Co-Chairperson Bonus: $20

Precinct Duties: Election Inspectors work with the chairperson, co-chairperson, and other inspectors to set up the precinct on Election Day. They assist voters throughout the voting process by checking their identification, verifying that the voter is eligible to vote and is in the correct voting precinct, recording the voter in the electronic poll book, assigning/issuing their ballot, assisting them with tabulating their ballot, as well as resolving any issues that arise during the day. Election Inspectors also assist in closing the precinct after 8 pm.

Absentee Counting Board Duties:
Election Inspectors open, separate and count all absentee ballots received by the City Clerk's Office. They are sequestered in City Hall while the Counting Board is in session. Typical hours are 7am - 9pm, or until the ballot counting is complete.

: Contact the City Clerk’s Office at 248.524.3316 or by email.

Previous Election Results

More Information

  • Michigan is now a "no reason absentee" state!  Every registered voter can apply for an absentee ballot before each election without need a specific reason.
  • Do you want to automatically receive absentee ballot applications before each election? Contact the City Clerk's Office and request to be put on the Permanent Absentee Voter list. (If you decide to vote in person on Election Day, just throw the app away and head to the polls!