May 5, 2015 Election Information

Notice of General Election

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 7:00 am - 8:00 pm


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the General Election is to be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

The General Election is being held for the purpose of State and Local Proposals:

  • Proposal 15-1 - A proposal to amend the State Constitution to increase the sales/use tax from 6% to 7% to replace and supplement reduced revenue to the School Aid Fund and local units of government caused by the elimination of the sales/use tax on gasoline and diesel fuel for vehicles operating on public roads, and to give effect to laws that provide additional money for roads and other transportation purposes by increasing the gas tax and vehicle registration fees.
  • Northfield Township - Consolidate Police Protection Millage - This proposal is a consolidation of the three previously approved millages.  This proposal will permit the Township to fund all police protection services by authorizing a single new consolidated millage in place of three (3) existing millage authorizations previously approved by the electors which expire with the 2015 levy.
  • South Lyon Community Schools Bonding Proposal - South Lyon Community Schools, Oakland, Washtenaw and Livingston counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Sixty-Four Million, Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($64,400,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds.
  • Ann Arbor Public Schools Bond Proposal - to allow Public Schools of the City of Ann Arbor, County of Washtenaw, Michigan, to borrow the principal sum of not to exceed Thirty-Three Million Dollars ($33,000,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds for the purpose of defraying the cost of making improvements.
The full text of all proposals can be found on the Washtenaw County - Elections Division web site or you may contact the Clerk's office for a sample ballot at 734-449-2880.

Polling Locations
Precinct 1 & 3 -    Whitmore Lake Middle School
                               8877 Main St.
                               Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

Precinct 2 -            Fire Station #2
                               2727 E. North Territorial Rd.
                               Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

All polling locations are accessible to voters with disabilities.  The AutoMARK voter assist terminal, Braille instructions, and audio instructions are also available at all polling locations.