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This space is dedicated to election topics and will be updated as information becomes available.For all voting and election-related questions, feel free to contact the clerk at 269.849.0455 or hagarclerk@gmail.com.


On Tuesday May 7, 2024, Hagar Township electors who reside within the Coloma Community Schools district will vote on two bond proposals. Sample ballots can be viewed in-person at Hagar Township Hall during normal business hours.

Absent Voter Ballots for all electors who signed up to be on the Permanent Ballot List (and who reside within the school district) have been processed and will be delivered soon. If you are not on the permanent list and would like to vote absentee, you can request a ballot in-person at Hagar Township Hall during normal business hours or apply online

Reminder: All absentee ballots must be returned (not postmarked) by 8:00 P.M. on May 7, 2024. Ballots received after the deadline will not be counted.


The Michigan Legislature recently increased the maximum size of a voting precinct from 2999 to 5000 voters. With fewer than 2900 registered voters living in Hagar Township, the need for a second precinct no longer exists. On December 11, 2023, at an open meeting of the Hagar Township Election Commission, a resolution was passed to allow the consolidation of Precinct 1 and Precinct 2. 

On December 12, 2023, the Michigan Bureau of Elections updated the Hagar Township precinct boundary and folded all voters living in Hagar Precinct 2 (north of Coloma Road) into Hagar Precinct 1.

  •   Having only one precinct will greatly reduce the cost of running elections in Hagar Township.
  •   School districts remain the same. Boundaries are determined by street address. 
  •   New voter information cards will be mailed to all voters living in former Precinct 2. 
  •   Information cards contain a voter's name, address, school district, precinct name and polling location. 
  •   Information cards are not a valid form of I.D.
  •   Polling location did not change: HAGAR TWP HALL  |  3900 RIVERSIDE RD  | BENTON HARBOR, MI 49022


There will be 4 elections in 2024 (February 27, May 7, August 6 and November 5). Dates in green will include 9 days of early voting.

Poll workers are an essential part of the election process. However, with the recent precinct consolidation, Hagar Township has no immediate need for extra Election Inspectors. If you are interested in possibly working for another municipality, visit DEMOCRACY VIP and sign up.

To be eligible, you must be:
    (1) A registered voter
    (2) Agree to attend free certification training
    (3) Have no felony record and
    (4) Declare affiliation with a major political party (Democrat, Republican, Green Party...)^
This is a paid position (rates vary by municipality).

To become an Early Voting Election Inspector for Berrien County, apply HERE.*

^ In Michigan, "Independent" voters are not eligible to work elections.
* Hagar Township entered into a county-wide early voting agreement with Berrien County (who will be overseeing the process and the hiring of all Early Voting Election Inspectors).