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Section 168.322

MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954


168.322 Candidate for city office; nominating petitions; filing; deadline.

Sec. 322.

Until December 31, 2013, for the name of a candidate for a city office, including a ward office, to appear on the official February primary election ballots for use in the city, a nominating petition shall be filed with the city clerk not later than 4 p.m. on the twelfth Tuesday before the February primary. Beginning January 1, 2014, for the name of a candidate for a city office, including a ward office, to appear on the official February primary election ballots for use in the city, a nominating petition shall be filed with the city clerk not later than 4 p.m. on the fifteenth Tuesday before the February primary. Until December 31, 2013, if a charter provides for nomination by caucus or by filing a petition or affidavit directly for the May election, the candidate filing deadline or certification deadline shall be 4 p.m. on the twelfth Tuesday before the May election. Beginning January 1, 2014, if a charter provides for nomination by caucus or by filing a petition or affidavit directly for the May election, the candidate filing deadline or certification deadline shall be 4 p.m. on the fifteenth Tuesday before the May election.


History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955 ;-- Am. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 7, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963 ;-- Am. 1965, Act 312, Eff. Jan. 1, 1966 ;-- Am. 1976, Act 3, Imd. Eff. Feb. 3, 1976 ;-- Am. 1990, Act 7, Imd. Eff. Feb. 12, 1990 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 583, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997 ;-- Am. 1999, Act 218, Eff. Mar. 10, 2000 ;-- Am. 2003, Act 302, Eff. Jan. 1, 2005 ;-- Am. 2010, Act 183, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 2010 ;-- Am. 2012, Act 276, Eff. Aug. 16, 2012
Popular Name: Election Code


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