Elections and Voter Registration

The City Clerk is the official record keeper for the City of Newaygo. The Clerk also has the duties of facilitating official meetings and board and commission appointments, and assists the public in accessing public documents and information. The Clerk administers elections and voter registration in accordance with State and Federal Law.

Military and Overseas Civilian Voters 

There are certain special services provided for voters who are active duty military and/or overseas. The following information will be of help to military and overseas voters who wish to participate in various elections.

How to Register to vote: Go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website, download and complete a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). The FPCA can also be used to obtain an absent voter ballot by e-mail, fax or regular mail. 

How to obtain an absent voter ballot by email, fax, or regular mail: Go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website, download and complete a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). Check the appropriate box for e-mail, fax or mail. The FPCA can also be used to register to vote.

How to take advantage of discounted mailing costs for overseas voters: Go to the Overseas Vote Foundation website. Click on "Express Your Vote" and follow instructions.

Newaygo City Clerk

Kim Goodin
(231) 652-1657 ext. 213

Upcoming Elections-November 7, 2023

An Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 for Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency (NCRESA) Special Education and Vocational-Technical Education Millage renewal Proposal. Polls will be open from 7:00 am-8:00 pm on November 7, 2023. City of Newaygo Residents can vote at Newaygo City Hall located at 28 State Rd.

All voters who plan to cast an absentee ballot must fill out an absentee ballot application, including residents on the Permanent Absentee Voter List. The City automatically sends an application to residents on the permanent Absentee Voter List, but not a ballot until the application is submitted. If you would like to receive an absentee ballot you can contact the City Clerk at 231-652-1657 Ext *213# or by email at kgoodin@newaygocity.org to request an absentee ballot application. You can also go online at https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/AVApplication/Index and fill out an absentee ballot application that will be sent to the City Clerk. You will receive a ballot in the mail once the Clerk has received and verified the absentee ballot application.

The last day to register in any manner other than in person with the local clerk for the November 7, 2023 Election is Monday, October 23, 2023. In person registration with the local clerk is from October 24, 2023 and November 7, 2023 providing proof of residency.


City of Newaygo

28 State Road
Newaygo, Michigan 49337
Phone (231) 652-1657
Monday through Friday, 7:30a-4:00p
Emergency: Phone 911

City of Newaygo