Deputy Clerk

Tanya Strong


Elaine Bater
(734) 475-2246 ext. 203
Fax: 734-475-6967

Assistant Clerk

Election Information

Absentee Voting

Click the links to download an absentee voter application

Completed applications may be mailed to the Lima Township Clerk at P.O. Box 59, Chelsea, MI 48118; scanned (a signature is required) and emailed to, or deposited in the black drop box at 12172 Jackson Rd, Dexter, MI.

Absentee ballots, after voted, may be mailed to P.O. Box 59, Chelsea, MI 48118 or deposited in the black drop box at 12172 Jackson Rd. until 8:00 p.m. on all election nights.

If you have any further questions, please call 734-475-2246

On Election Day, Please DO NOT bring absentee ballots to the voting precinct, unless it is to surrender your ballot and vote in person.

Voters who have been issued Absentee Ballots but now wish to vote in person must bring their ballot to the precinct and surrender it prior to voting.

The Lima Township Voting Hall is located at 11452 Jackson Rd, Dexter, MI. If you have questions about voting or registering to vote in Lima Township contact the clerk at or 734-475-2246 ext.203.

Voting Polls open at 7:00 AM and close at 8:00 PM on all Election Days

The Clerk’s Office will be open for voter registration (with proper ID), and to issue absentee ballots for the 11/5/2019 Special Election on and at the following days and times:   

Friday, Nov. 1, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM;  Saturday, Nov. 2, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM;  

Sunday, Nov 3, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM; Monday, Nov. 4, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM.

Previous Election Results

Track Your Absentee Ballot Here

What Every Voter Should Know – Michigan Dept. of State, Board of Elections


Voting Precincts

As of March 1st, 2017, Lima Township has two voting precincts (see Lima Township Election Commission Meeting below). For convenience and to lessen the confusion, the precincts were divided into school districts. Chelsea School District voters are precinct 1, and Dexter Community School District voters are precinct 2. Until further notice, all voters will still cast their votes at the Lima Township Hall, 11452 Jackson Rd, Dexter, MI.

Lima Township Election Commission Meeting
Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.
Lima Township Office, 12172 Jackson Rd. Dexter, MI

To officially split Lima Township into two voting precincts.

Precinct #1 – Chelsea School District

Precinct #2 – Dexter Community Schools


Michigan Voter Information Center

Visit to:

  • View your sample ballot
  • Verify you are registered to vote
  • Verify your voting location
  • Track your absentee ballot and much more

You can also update your voter address at ExpressSOS

The entire state of Michigan has new voting equipment! Lima Township Voters will be using a new scanner for the first time, to tabulate ballots during the November 7th, 2017 election. Follow this link and under “voter assist terminals” choose “your county’s voting equipment”, then select Washtenaw County to get more information on the Hart Voting System.

Elected Officials

Michigan Senators of 115th Congress

Gary C. Peters

Debbie Stabenow


Gretchen Whitmer

U.S. House of Representatives 7th Congressional District

Tim Walberg

State Senate District-22 Representative

Joe Hune

Washtenaw County Commissioner District 01

Kent Martinez-Kratz

State House District-52 Representative

Donna Lasinski


Craig Maier


Elaine Bater


Nanette Havens


Donald A. Laier

Duane D. Luick