MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
***** 168.957 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 31, 2018: See 168.957.amended *****
168.957 Recall petitions; qualifications and certificate of circulator; false statement; penalty.
A person circulating a petition shall be a qualified and registered elector in the electoral district of the official sought to be recalled and shall attach thereto his certificate stating that he is a qualified and registered elector in the electoral district of the official sought to be recalled and shall state the city or the township wherein he resides and his post-office address; further, that signatures appearing upon the petition were not obtained through fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation and that he has neither caused nor permitted a person to sign the petition more than once and has no knowledge of a person signing the petition more than once; that all signatures to the petition were affixed in his presence; and that to the best of his knowledge, information, and belief, the signers of the petition are qualified and registered electors and the signatures appearing thereon are the genuine signatures of the persons of whom they purport to be. A person who knowingly makes a false statement in the certificate hereby required is guilty of a misdemeanor.
History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Am. 1976, Act 66, Imd. Eff. Apr. 2, 1976
Popular Name: Election Code
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