MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
***** 168.51 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 31, 2018: See 168.51.amended *****
168.51 Governor or lieutenant governor; eligibility; violation of MCL 38.412a.
A person shall not be eligible to the office of governor or lieutenant governor unless the person has attained the age of 30 years and has been a registered and qualified elector in this state for 4 years next preceding his or her election, as provided in section 22 of article 5 of the state constitution of 1963. A person who has been convicted of a violation of section 12a(1) of Act No. 370 of the Public Acts of 1941, being section 38.412a of the Michigan Compiled Laws, shall not be eligible to the office of governor or lieutenant governor for a period of 20 years after the conviction.
History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Am. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 34, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1963
Am. 1982, Act 505, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983
Popular Name: Election Code
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