Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Change in on-campus polling locations for elections

This past spring, following conversations between U-M Director of Community Relations Jim Kosteva and Ann Arbor City Clerk Jacqueline Beaudry, it was agreed that residence halls would no longer serve as polling places. 

Welcoming the decision as supporting University Housing’s security of student residences, the Division of Student Affairs coordinated alternate polling locations on campus.

The Aug. 3 primary election is approaching, and the following polling locations have replaced university residence halls:

Ward 1 – Precinct 7 voters should go to Pierpont Commons (not Bursley Hall)

Ward 2 – Precinct 2 voters should go to Palmer Commons (not Markley Hall)

Ward 3 – Precincts 1 and 2 voters should go to the Michigan League (not East Quad)

Ward 4 – Precinct 1 voters should go to the Michigan Union (not South Quad) 

Northwood Community Center will continue to serve as the polling location for Ward 2 – Precinct 1.

Also, Ward 1 — Precincts 1 and 2  polling location remains in the Michigan Union; and Ward 4 — Precinct 3 polling remains at the Coliseum, located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Hill Street.

The City Clerk’s office will post information on exterior doors of the above residence halls to alert voters to the new polling places.