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Act 116 of 1954
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MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW

Act 116 of 1954

AN ACT to reorganize, consolidate, and add to the election laws; to provide for election officials and prescribe their powers and duties; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments, state agencies, and state and local officials and employees; to provide for the nomination and election of candidates for public office; to provide for the resignation, removal, and recall of certain public officers; to provide for the filling of vacancies in public office; to provide for and regulate primaries and elections; to provide for the purity of elections; to guard against the abuse of the elective franchise; to define violations of this act; to provide appropriations; to prescribe penalties and provide remedies; and to repeal certain acts and all other acts inconsistent with this act.


History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955 ;-- Am. 1994, Act 441, Imd. Eff. Jan. 10, 1995
Popular Name: Election Code


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
116-1954-IDivisionCHAPTER I DEFINITIONS (168.1...168.19)
116-1954-II.DivisionCHAPTER II. BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS, BOARDS OF CANVASSERS, AND CLERKS (168.21...168.30g)
116-1954-IIIDivisionCHAPTER III DUTIES OF SECRETARY OF STATE (168.31...168.38)
116-1954-IVDivisionCHAPTER IV ELECTORS OF PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT (168.41...168.47)
116-1954-VDivisionCHAPTER V GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR (168.51...168.69)
116-1954-VIDivisionCHAPTER VI LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR; SECRETARY OF STATE; ATTORNEY GENERAL (168.71...168.86)
116-1954-VIIDivisionCHAPTER VII UNITED STATES SENATOR (168.91...168.121)
116-1954-VIIIDivisionCHAPTER VIII REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS (168.131...168.155)
116-1954-IXDivisionCHAPTER IX STATE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (168.161...168.180)
116-1954-IXADivisionCHAPTER IXA DELEGATES TO CONVENTIONS FOR GENERAL REVISION OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION (168.181...168.190)
116-1954-XDivisionCHAPTER X PROSECUTING ATTORNEY; SHERIFF; COUNTY CLERK; COUNTY TREASURER; REGISTER OF DEEDS; DRAIN COMMISSIONER; CORONERS; SURVEYOR (168.191...168.211)
116-1954-XIDivisionCHAPTER XI COUNTY AUDITORS (168.221...168.241)
116-1954-XIIDivisionCHAPTER XII COUNTY ROAD COMMISSIONERS (168.251...168.271)
116-1954-XIIIDivisionCHAPTER XIII STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION; BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN; BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY; BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (168.281...168.296)
116-1954-XIVDivisionCHAPTER XIV SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE ELECTIONS (168.301...168.316)
116-1954-XVDivisionCHAPTER XV CITY OFFICES (168.321...168.328)
116-1954-XVIDivisionCHAPTER XVI TOWNSHIP OFFICES (168.341...168.373)
116-1954-XVIIDivisionCHAPTER XVII VILLAGE OFFICES (168.381...168.383)
116-1954-XVIIADivisionCHAPTER XVIIA METROPOLITAN DISTRICT ELECTIONS (168.385...168.390)
116-1954-XVIIIDivisionCHAPTER XVIII JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT (168.391...168.406)
116-1954-XVIIIADivisionCHAPTER XVIIIA JUDGES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS (168.409...168.409n)
116-1954-XIXDivisionCHAPTER XIX JUDGES OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (168.411...168.426)
116-1954-XIXADivisionCHAPTER XIXA JUDGES OF MUNICIPAL COURTS OF RECORD (168.426a...168.426n)
116-1954-XXDivisionCHAPTER XX JUDGE OF PROBATE (168.431...168.446)
116-1954-XXIDivisionCHAPTER XXI CIRCUIT COURT COMMISSIONER (168.451...168.466)
116-1954-XXIADivisionCHAPTER XXIA JUDGES OF THE DISTRICT COURT (168.467...168.467p)
116-1954-XXIIDivisionCHAPTER XXII INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM (168.471...168.488)
116-1954-XXIIIDivisionCHAPTER XXIII REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS (168.491...168.530)
116-1954-XXIVDivisionCHAPTER XXIV PRIMARY ELECTIONS (168.531...168.588)
116-1954-XXIVADivisionCHAPTER XXIVA CANDIDATES WITHOUT POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION (168.590...168.590h)
116-1954-XXVDivisionCHAPTER XXV DELEGATES, CONVENTIONS AND PARTY COMMITTEES (168.591...168.620a)
116-1954-XXVIDivisionCHAPTER XXVI DELEGATES—REFERENDUM (168.621...168.626)
116-1954-XXVIIDivisionCHAPTER XXVII SPECIAL PRIMARIES AND ELECTIONS (168.631... 168.640)
116-1954-XXVIIIDivisionCHAPTER XXVIII HOLDING OF ELECTIONS (168.641...168.799a)
116-1954-XXIXDivisionCHAPTER XXIX CANVASS BY THE PRECINCT INSPECTORS (168.801...168.813)
116-1954-XXXDivisionCHAPTER XXX THE COUNTY CANVASS (168.821...168.839)
116-1954-XXXIDivisionCHAPTER XXXI THE STATE CANVASS (168.841...168.848)
116-1954-XXXIIDivisionCHAPTER XXXII DETERMINATION OF ELECTION BY LOT (168.851...168.852)
116-1954-XXXIIIDivisionCHAPTER XXXIII RECOUNTS (168.861...168.894)
116-1954-XXXIVDivisionCHAPTER XXXIV CAMPAIGN EXPENSES (168.901...168.929)
116-1954-XXXVDivisionCHAPTER XXXV OFFENSES AND PENALTIES (168.931...168.947)
116-1954-XXXVIDivisionCHAPTER XXXVI RECALL (168.951...168.977)
116-1954-XXXVIIDivisionCHAPTER XXXVII REPEALS AND MISCELLANEOUS (168.991...168.992)