REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
600.302 Judicial districts for election of judges of court of appeals.
The state is divided into 4 judicial districts for the election of judges of the court of appeals. Except as otherwise provided in this section, each district is entitled to 7 judges. Beginning on the date as determined under section 303a, each district is entitled to 6 judges. The districts are constituted and numbered as follows:
(a) District 1 consists of the counties of Branch, Hillsdale, Kalamazoo, Lenawee, Monroe, St. Joseph, and Wayne.
(b) District 2 consists of the counties of Genesee, Macomb, and Oakland.
(c) District 3 consists of the counties of Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Eaton, Ionia, Jackson, Kent, Mason, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, Van Buren, and Washtenaw.
(d) District 4 consists of the counties of Alcona, Alger, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Baraga, Bay, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Delta, Dickinson, Emmet, Gladwin, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Houghton, Huron, Ingham, Iosco, Iron, Isabella, Kalkaska, Keweenaw, Lake, Lapeer, Leelanau, Livingston, Luce, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Mecosta, Menominee, Midland, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Ontonagon, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, Sanilac, Schoolcraft, Shiawassee, St. Clair, Tuscola, and Wexford.
History: Add. 1964, Act 281, Imd. Eff. June 11, 1964
Am. 1968, Act 127, Imd. Eff. June 11, 1968
Am. 1972, Act 157, Imd. Eff. June 5, 1972
Am. 1974, Act 144, Imd. Eff. June 5, 1974
Am. 1986, Act 279, Eff. Mar. 31, 1987
Am. 1993, Act 190, Eff. Oct. 13, 1993
Am. 2001, Act 117, Eff. Mar. 22, 2002
Am. 2012, Act 40, Eff. Mar. 25, 2012
Am. 2012, Act 624, Imd. Eff. Jan. 9, 2013
Compiler's Notes: Section 2 of Act 144 of 1974 provides:“Notwithstanding any other provision of law, nominating petitions for the offices added by this 1974 amendatory act shall contain not less than 1/4 of 1% nor more than 1% of the total number of votes cast in that appellate court district for secretary of state at the last preceding general November election in which a secretary of state was elected.”
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