Election Commission

The Houghton County Election Commission is composed of the Chief Judge of the Probate Court, the Houghton County Clerk, and the Houghton County Treasurer. The Commission members are responsible for the furnishing of ballots and specific election supplies for the statewide August primaries, statewide November General Elections and the special primaries and elections held to fill vacancies in federal, state and county offices.

Additionally, the Commission members are responsible for holding hearings to determine the clarity of wording used on Recall Petitions filed against certain county and local level officials.

  • Chairperson – Fraser Strome, Houghton County Probate Judge

  • Secretary – Jennifer Kelly, Houghton County Clerk

  • Member – Lisa Mattila, Houghton County Treasurer

Meeting Dates & Minutes


Regular Meeting

September 16, 2022 (Fri)


Regular Meeting

March 4, 2022 (Fri)

Regular Meeting

February 25, 2022 (Fri)


Special Meeting

June 3, 2021 (Thu)

Special Meeting

May 21, 2021 (Fri)