Elections and Voting

Board of County Canvassers

The County Board of Canvassers are responsible for canvassing the votes cast within the county they serve. Canvassers are responsible for certification of election returns for all national, state and local offices which are contained entirely within the county they serve. The Board members are also responsible for inspecting the county’s ballot containers every four years and conducting recounts for all units of government in the County. Administration is provided by the Office of the County Clerk.


The Board of Canvassers is comprised of two Democrats and two Republicans, appointed by the County Board of Commissioners, according to State law, to staggered four-year terms.

Board MemberPartyTerm
Robert FromanRepublican 11/01/2023 – 10/31/2027
Wendy FloraDemocratic 11/01/2023 – 10/31/2027
Tony Lorentz, ChairpersonRepublican11/01/2021 – 10/31/2025
R. Vincent LavieriDemocratic11/01/2021 – 10/31/2025

Archived Membership of Kalamazoo Board of County Canvassers


Meeting Public Notice Minutes
November 7, 2024 Public Notice
August 8, 2024 Public Notice
May 9, 2024 Public Notice Minutes (DRAFT)
February 29, 2024 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
January 30, 2024 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
November 9, 2023 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
August 10, 2023 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
May 4, 2023 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
December 12, 2022 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
November 10, 2022 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
September 1, 2022 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
August 4, 2022 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
May 5, 2022 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
February 8, 2022 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
January 25, 2022 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
November 4, 2021 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
August 5, 2021 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
May 20, 2021 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)
May 6, 2021 Public Notice Minutes (APPROVED)

Helpful Documents


Contact Us

Meredith Place 
Clerk / Register of Deeds

John Curran
Chief Deputy Clerk / Register of Deeds 

Shardae Chambers
Elections Coordinator 


Physical Address
201 West Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 

Phone: 269-384-8080
Hablo español

Fax: 269-384-8143

Office Hours
8:00am - 4:30pm Monday
8:00am - 4:30pm Tuesday
9:00am - 4:30pm Wednesday
8:00am - 4:30pm Thursday
8:00am - 4:30pm Friday

The Kalamazoo County Clerk's Office is available to process CPL applications between 8:00AM-4:00PM.

Closed on Holidays