The County Clerk is responsible for preparing and proofreading the ballots for elections held in Alpena County. She is available on election nights to receive and tally the unofficial totals and then filing with the with the State certified election results after the Board of Canvassers have certified the election.
Nomination petitions and campaign finance materials can be obtained from the Clerk's office for citizens who wish to run for public office. The filing of petitions and campaign finance reports is filed in compliance with the state.
The County Clerk directs recall and recount activities in the county and is responsible for precinct election workers' training.