MCL - Section 600.302

Act 236 of 1961

600.302 Judicial districts for election of judges of court of appeals.

Sec. 302.

    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.”