Service. Technology. Integrity.

Working to bring Ottawa County into the future.

 

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Customer Service

Expanded online services to give customers more options from home and less time in line.

Combined Vital Records and Register of Deeds office space and cross trained employees to better serve customer needs.

Expanded customer service hours for satellite office locations without increasing costs.

Technology

Increased electronic recording of property records to more than 60% for better efficiency and accuracy.

Leading Michigan as a pilot court for electronic filing of circuit court records.

Ongoing digitization of court, elections, property and vital record documents to ensure better public access, less storage cost and more secure backup.

Election Integrity

Strengthened election worker training to include more hands on training and more offerings for nearly 1,000 workers countywide.

Implemented a state of the art and more secure voting system countywide.

Expanded communication and voter engagement through public events, and use of the web and social media to deliver accurate and consistent information to voters.

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Meet Justin

While serving for the past six years as Ottawa County Clerk and Register of Deeds, Justin Roebuck has focused on leading in the areas of customer service, technology and the security of our public records and elections…

In The News

Ottawa Co. election audits validating accuracy, security

WEST OLIVE, Mich. (WOOD) — Election officials continue to cross T’s and dot I’s with post-election audits across the state. Ottawa County is at the halfway mark of auditing 10 precincts in the county.

“Of the five that we have completed, we’re at a 100% rate,” Ottawa County Clerk Justin Roebuck told News 8 Wednesday. “So, 100% of the ballots have applications for them, and the totals…

Election town hall covers questions of fraud, equipment issues, voting process

HOLLAND — Michigan’s 16 electors delegated the state’s electoral votes to President-Elect Joe Biden on Monday, one of the final formal steps in the presidential election process.

But six weeks after the Nov. 3 election, questions still remain over election proceedings…

With goal of trust, Ottawa Co. publishes election audit report

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Ottawa County Clerk’s Office is releasing findings from its post-election audits in an effort to further educate voters, breaking down exactly how precise the vote count was and…

Ottawa Count clerk calls November election 'very secure,' releases audit results

HOLLAND — Ottawa County Clerk Justin Roebuck said the week-long audit of the November 2020 election affirmed local election results throughout the county.

The county’s elections department published its procedural audit report, “Verifying the Vote,” Monday, April 5. The audit…

This Michigan county could be setting a new standard for election transparency

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — As some still try and cast doubt on the 2020 election, local officials are hoping to quell lingering concerns. In Ottawa County, they’re making a concerted effort to give the public a close look at the election process…

Stateside: Primary turnout, enthusiasm; pandemic extends Miss Michigan’s reign; vaccine history

Today on Stateside, we check in with two reporters and a county clerk about what the primary turnout —both in-person and absentee — tells us about the upcoming general election. Plus, a medical…

Amid growing concerns over USPS, officials offer alternative to vote

HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) — Ottawa County officials say there’s a level of mistrust some Michigan residents have for the voting process, but instead of focusing on the skepticism, they…

County sending absentee applications to every voter for August primary

WEST OLIVE — In order to ensure residents have access to voting during the coronavirus pandemic, Ottawa County will mail absentee ballot applications to its registered voters for the August statewide primary and November general election.

Ottawa County Clerk Justin Roebuck said… 

Questions about absentee ballots rise as election approaches

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — The presidential election is still a few months out, but it’s never to early to think ahead.

“My number one piece of advice to voters is to make a plan,” says Ottawa County Clerk Justin Roebuck…

Show your support

Would you like to get involved? If so, you can donate, go door-to-door, display a yard sign on your lawn, give an endorsement, stuff envelopes, call your neighbors, work the polls or be on call for other responsibilities. Let Justin know how you’re willing to help! info@justinroebuck.com

Justin Roebuck with supporters at a parade in Zeeland, MI

Show your support

Would you like to get involved? If so, you can donate, go door-to-door, display a yard sign on your lawn, give an endorsement, stuff envelopes, call your neighbors, work the polls or be on call for other responsibilities. Let Justin know how you’re willing to help! info@justinroebuck.com