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Clerk's Office

250 East Huron Avenue

Room 201

Bad Axe, MI 48413

Phone:  989-269-9942       

Fax:  989-269-6160

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Office Duties

The Huron County Clerk’s role in county government includes some of the following:

     • Vital records – births, deaths, marriages, veteran’s records, election records.

     • Assumed names, notary public commissions.

     • Assists the public with genealogy research.

     • Circuit Court records – processing filings, maintaining physical custody of court


     • Statutory Secretary to the Board of Commissioners, Concealed Weapons

        Licensing Board, Board of Canvassers, Plat Board, Election Commission, and

        Jury Commission.

     • Member of the Apportionment Commission and Election Commission.

     • Payroll – processes payroll for the county building and sheriff department


     • Accounts payable – processes all billings for the county building and sheriff


     • Human Resources – handles for the County Building and Sheriff Department the

        health insurance and retirement benefits, unemployment, workmen’s

        compensation, and county liability insurance.


The County Clerk is also coordinator for all elections in Huron County. The office maintains the State of Michigan Qualified Voter file for the 25,254 registered voters in Huron County. Currently there are 28 townships, 3 cities, 8 villages, and 15 school districts in the county. This office is responsible for the formatting, designing, and ordering of all ballots for the townships, cities, villages, and schools, as well as placement of the required election notices in the newspaper, maintaining campaign finance on the county level, and canvassing, certifying and storing of the election materials.

General Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

(We are open during the noon hour)



Lori Neal, County Clerk

Rebecca Finkbeiner, Accounting Payroll Clerk/Elections Assistant

Alisha Thomas, Family Court Clerk

Ashlyn R. Peterson, Deputy Clerk / Elections

Nicole Leggier, Deputy Clerk

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