City Clerk

The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for the administration of elections, the management and preservation of the City’s official documents, recording City Council minutes, processing business licenses governed by the City Code and coordinating Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

The mission of the City Clerk’s Office is to provide accurate information and courteous service in a timely and efficient manner with the highest level of professionalism.

Election Information

Visit to learn more about East Lansing elections, including polling locations, election dates and more.

Voter ID Cards

All registered voters in the City of East Lansing have now received a new voter ID card in the mail as required by law for Michigan’s redistricting process. Learn more.

Election Inspectors Needed

The East Lansing City Clerk's office is always seeking civic-minded, qualified citizens to serve as paid election inspectors. Learn more.

How Do I Register Online and Vote From Home?

Visit to register to vote online and learn how to vote from home.

Voter Information for MSU Students

Visit and the East Lansing's City Clerk's Voter Information for MSU Students webpage for voter registration and election information for students.