Filing Information

Affidavit of Identity and Receipt of Filing

Circulating and Canvassing City/Township Petitions Forms

Campaign Finance State of Organization

 



TOWNSHIP OFFICES
Affidavit of Identity and Receipt of Filing

Supervisor
Clerk
Treasurer
Trustee


Candidates for Township offices file at the Hamburg Township Clerk's office.

Partisan petition forms are available from the appropriate Township Clerk (preferable) or Livingston County Clerk.  Affidavit of Identity forms are available from the Township Clerk, County Clerk, or online at www.michigan.gov/elections.
Completed petitions and Affidavits of Identity are filed with the appropriate Township Clerk.  A $100 refundable filing fee may be paid in lieu of petitions.  


SCHOOL BOARDS
Affidavit of Identity and Receipt of filing
School Board Filing Requirements

All 5 public school districts within Livingston County, along with Lansing, Mott, and Oakland Community Colleges will elect members in 2022.  The following list details who the filing official is for each district:

School District

File petitions with clerk of:

Brighton Area Schools

Livingston County

Pinckney Community Schools

Livingston County

 

Nonpartisan or School District petition forms are available from the appropriate Township or City Clerk (preferred) or the Livingston County Clerk.  Affidavit of Identity forms are available from the Township Clerk, County Clerk or online at www.michigan.gov/elections.

Candidates for any school board position may pay a $100 non-refundable filing fee in lieu of petitions.


DISTRICT & VILLAGE LIBRARY BOARDS
Affidavit of Identity and Receipt of Filing
Hamburg Township Library Board Filing Requirements

The 3 District Libraries and 1 Township Library Boards will elect members in 2022.  The following lists the filing official for each library board:

Library

File petitions with Clerk of:

Hamburg Township

Hamburg Township


Nonpartisan petition forms are available from the appropriate Township or City Clerk (preferred) or the Livingston County Clerk.  Affidavit of Identity forms are available from Township Clerk, County Clerk or online at www.michigan.gov/elections.

Candidates for any library board position may file a $100 non-refundable filing fee in lieu of petitions.


PRECINCT DELEGATES
Affidavit of Identity and Receipt of Filing Precinct Delegate
Precinct Delegate Filing Requirements
Write In Candidate Precinct Delegate Declaration of Intent

Precinct Delegates are voting members of either the Democratic or Republican Party who are eligible to vote for party leadership, help select nominees for Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Board of Education, University Trustees and Regents, and Supreme Court Justices. 

​Precinct Delegates for both parties are elected on the August primary ballot.

Generally, there are two or three county conventions every two years which Precinct Delegates must attend. 

Precinct Delegates help voters in their area register to vote, share information on issues and candidates with their neighbors, help turn out voters, and more!

Livingston Democrats
8028 Grand River Ste. 7
Brighton, MI 48114
PH: (810) 229-4212
Livingston County Republican Party
100 Charles Orndorf Drive, #923
Brighton, MI 48116​
Info@LivingstonRepublicans.com

Filing Deadlines
By 4:00 p.m., May 3, 2022   Candidates for county convention delegate (precinct delegate) file an Affidavit of
Identity for the August primary. Filing submitted to the clerk of the county in which
candidate resides. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on May 6. (168.624, 624a)

By 4:00 p.m., July 29, 2022   Write-in candidates who seek precinct delegate positions file Declaration of Intent
forms with the county clerk for the August primary. (As an alternative, candidates for
precinct delegate may file the Declaration of Intent form with appropriate precinct
board on election day before the close of the polls.) (168.737a)




PETITION FORMS

It is important to use only current petition (City/Township – 2015; Countywide - 2019) and Affidavit of Identity (2019) forms when filing for office.  No other petition forms will be accepted.

OFFICE TYPE

OFFICES

PETITION TYPE

TOWNSHIP

All (except Library)

City/Township Partisan

SCHOOL BOARD

All

School District or City/Township Nonpartisan

LIBRARY

All

City/Township Nonpartisan

 

*City/Township Partisan petitions may also be used wherever Countywide Partisan petitions are specified.

**City/Township Nonpartisan petitions may also be used wherever Countywide Nonpartisan petitions are specified.

Countywide petitions may NEVER be used in place of a City/Township petition.

NO PARTY AFFILIATION:
Candidates who desire to run for a partisan office but do not wish to be listed under a political party may file “Qualifying Petitions” with the appropriate Clerk or Secretary of State.  These petition forms are also available from the Clerk or Secretary of State.  The same Affidavit of Identity is used by all candidates.  There is no “Independent” classification for candidates in Michigan.  “No Party Affiliation” candidates may not use a filing fee.

Candidates using “No Party Affiliation” are listed after all other party candidates on the General Election ballot.


TOWNSHIP SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS – 2022

TOWNSHIP

2020 POPULATION

PARTISAN MINIMUM

PARTISAN MAXIMUM

QUALIFYING MINIMUM

QUALIFYING MAXIMUM

Hamburg

21,259

20

50

60

150

 



WRITE-IN CANDIDATES

Individuals may determine to become write-in candidates for any partisan or nonpartisan position on the ballot in either a Primary or General Election.  Such candidates must file a Declaration of Intent for Write-In Candidate with the appropriate filing official on or before the second Friday before the election.

The Write-In Declaration of Intent form was changed in 2019:
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/Dec-Int-Write-In_94360_7.pdf

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