Elections & Voting


Upcoming Elections  

  • Royal Oak does not have an August Primary Election this year
  • General Election:  Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Positions to be Elected


One seat: 2-Year Term


Three seats: 4-Year Terms

The filing deadline for all candidates is Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Packets are available in the City Clerk's office during normal business hours.

Absentee Voting

Need to vote absentee? Learn more on our Voting Absentee Ballot page.

Military and Overseas Voting

Voting assistance for Service members, their families and overseas citizens. Fill out your application here: FVAP.gov

Voter Information Center

Royal Oak participates in the state-wide QVF system, and the City's voting records are available from this system. Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center to do the following:

  • Determine if you are registered to vote
  • Find answers to frequently asked questions
  • Find your polling location
  • Learn to use your voting equipment
  • View your sample ballot

Candidates and Proposals

Visit the Oakland County Elections Division website for a complete current list of candidates and proposals.