County Clerk

Karrie Hulme
401 West Cedar Avenue
Gladwin, MI 48624
Phone: 989.426.7351
Fax: 989.426.6917
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
County Clerk, Karrie Hulme

Office Staff

The County Clerks’ Office is dedicated to offering professional, friendly services to the citizens of Gladwin County. We are responsible for keeping records of births, deaths, assumed names, Concealed Pistol Licenses, filing marriage licenses and many other services. We are happy to assist you with any of these needs and look forward to your next visit.

Deputy Clerk Julie Jackson
Deputy Clerk, Julie Jackson
Deputy Clerk Mandy Hodge
Deputy Clerk, Mandy Hodge
Deputy Clerk Jennifer Councilman
Deputy Clerk Jennifer Councilman

Quick Access Phone Extensions


EXT #1 | Vital Records, Concealed Weapons, or Jury information – Julie Jackson

EXT# 2 | Circuit Court – Mandy Hodge

EXT #3 | Elections & General Questions – County Clerk, Karrie Hulme

EXT# 4 | Circuit Court – Jennifer Councilman

Duties and Responsibilities

The County Clerk serves as the Clerk of the Board of Commissioners, the Board of Canvassers, the Gun Board, and the 55th Circuit Court. As well as keeper of the Circuit Court Seal, Clerk of the County Plat Board, and Registrar of Vital Statistics among others responsibilities.

One of the more prominent responsibilities is the Chief Election Official in the County, administering all election functions required by law. Part of those duties include the supervision of all elections and includes the training of all election workers in the County for those communities with a population of under ten thousand. The Clerk is also responsible for the Administration of the Michigan Campaign Finance Reporting Act for those candidates that file for office at the local level.

A private online payment service is available, for a fee, to those who wish to pay with credit cards. Payment may be made via phone at 888.604.7888 or online via When asked to provide a Payment Location Code use 5073. A notice of payment is faxed directly to the court specifying the time and date the payment was made. The service fee will also be charged to your credit card. Most major credit cards are accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.


Passport Books … … Adult $145; Minor $115

Passport Cards … … Adult $65; Minor $55

Passport Photos … … $10

Concealed Weapons License … … $115

Certified Vital Records … … $15 / $8

Court Certified Copies … … $10 / $1

True Copies … … $1 / Page

Criminal Background Search … … $5

Filing Fees … … $175 + $80

Motion Fees … … $20 / $60 / $100

Notary Service … … $2 / Page

Assumed Names … … $10

Marriage License … … $35


The County Clerk is the chief elections official of the county and provides training, assistance, technical and logistical support to local clerks. Additionally, the County Clerk is responsible for oversight of the election process to insure fair, free elections and compliance with all election laws and regulations. On election day this office tabulates election results and submits them to the state.

Information about elections in Gladwin County is available from the main menu at left. Another useful source of information and details is the Michigan Votes web site maintained by the State of Michigan.

Upcoming Election:

Statement of Votes Cast 2020
Official Election Results 2020
Unofficial Election Results 2020
Notice Close of Registration 11.2020
Nov 2020 Sample Ballot
August 2020 Election Results
NOTICE Close of August 2020
Notice of August 04, 2020 Election
August 2020 – Ballots Final
Notice Close of Registration 08.20
Election Results by Precinct
Official County Vote Totals
Statement of Cast Votes

Board of Commissioners Minutes

One responsibility of the County Clerk is to maintain the official minutes of the meetings of the County Board of Commissioners. Meeting minutes become official once they have been approved by the majority vote of the Commissioners at the subsequent meeting. These minutes will be available on the county web site beginning with the minutes of the October 24, 2006 meeting. The minutes are posted in Adobe Acrobat format, and require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to access them. Get minutes here.