Clerk: Voter Registration

Houghton County Clerk
Houghton County Courthouse
2nd Floor
401 E. Houghton Ave.
Houghton, MI 49931

906-482-1150 [Phone]
906-483-0364 [FAX]


Monday - Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

NOTE: Effective July 11, 2023, the County Clerk's Office will not process any money transactions after 4:00 p.m.

Staff & Contacts

Jennifer Kelly
County Clerk

Renee Cunningham
Chief Deputy County Clerk

Teresa Poyhonen
Deputy Senior Accounts Processor



To register to vote you must be:

  • A United States citizen

  • At least 18 years of age by election day

  • A resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote

To check if you are registered, click here.

You can register to vote for federal, state, and local elections by mail; at your county, city or township clerk's office, or by visiting any of the 178 Secretary of State Branch offices located throughout the state.

How To Vote

  • Voter Application Form

  • Simply appear at your assigned polling place on Election Day. The polls are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.