Time to prep for the Aug. 2 election!
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Vote Local on Aug. 2!
Voter Prep Central! 
The Tuesday, Aug. 2 election is nearly upon us! You'll be voting for local candidates, including Ann Arbor city councilmembers, Washtenaw County commissioners and more. Two tax proposals are also on the Aug. 2 ballot in Ann Arbor – for sidewalk/street repair and construction, and Washtenaw Community College operations.

Prep for the election at!

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We're grateful to the Ann Arbor City Clerk's office for posting a link to Ann Arbor Votes on their elections website, helping voters get more informed!

Ann Arbor City Clerk's Elections website.
We need your help, too! Spread the word on social media and join the many businesses and organizations who've helped us publicize the Aug. 2 election and!

Clerk's Office Open
On Saturday, July 30 
For Absentee Ballots

Need an absentee ballot? The City Clerk's office will be open on Saturday, July 30 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. to request absentee ballots for the Aug. 2 election. The office is located on the 2nd floor of city hall, 301 E. Huron (the corner of Huron & 5th Ave.)

Help Us Continue Our Work!

Contribute to CivCity today with a one-time or monthly online donation. It's tax deductible! 
Or you can send a check to:
The CivCity Initiative
118 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor MI 48104

CivCity also accepts stock donations through our broker, the local office of Wells Fargo Advisors. Contact Mary Morgan at for details.

Bonus points if you're still reading! How about sharing this newsletter with your friends, family & colleagues to add a little civic sauce to their day? We'd appreciate it!

We're just a few days away from the Tuesday, Aug. 2 election. So for all you procrastinators out there, now's the time to get informed!

Our new voter resource,, is here to help. Please take a few minutes to learn about the candidates and ballot proposals before you head to the polls on Tuesday or vote absentee.

Polls are open on Tuesday from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Vote Local & Go Team Democracy!

– Mary Morgan, CivCity Founder & Executive Director


Support CivCity

CivCity is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan nonprofit focused on increasing awareness of how local government works and motivating residents to get involved in civic life. Please support our work by sending donations to: 
The CivCity Initiative
118 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor MI 48104

You can also donate online by clicking this link – it's easy!

You'll get our heartfelt thanks written by hand (let's hear it for old school!) on a notecard featuring local public art or civic infrastructure. How cool is that?

This image is a detail from the mosaics at the Fourth & Washington parking structure.
CivCity Board of Directors
Devon Akmon
Paul Courant
Mary Morgan
Ingrid Sheldon
Linh Song

Special thanks for generous support from the James A. & Faith Knight Foundation, the Buhr Foundation, United Way of Washtenaw County, the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, the Ann Arbor Awesome Foundation, the Mosaic Foundation of Rita and Peter Heydon, and the Ann Arbor Area Spirit of Woodstock Fund!

CivCity Online

Find more information – including CivCity's five-year strategic plan – on our website at
Be sure to join CivCity on Facebook, where we regularly post items of community interest.
On Twitter, you can follow us at @A2CivCity and get details about local public meetings and other civic-related info. 


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