According to the Ottawa County Election Board the deadline for changing party affiliations is April 1 and will not be open to change again until Sep. 1, 2012.

The City of Miami and the Special Town of Fairland Elections will be held on April 3, 2012. For the City of Miami, precincts number four (4) and five (5) Ward No. 4 and precincts number seven (7), eight (8) and nine (9) Ward No. 3 will be open only. In Fairland precinct number twenty-eight (28) will be open. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

For these elections early in-person absentee voting will be held on Friday, March 30 and Monday April 3, 2012 starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m. each day.