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2022 Precinct Delegate Candidates

Michigan Precinct Delegate Affidavit of Identity
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SUMMARY CALENDAR FOR CANDIDATE AND PROPOSAL DEADLINES
2022 Election Dates Booklet (michigan.gov)

Important Dates and Filing Deadlines

Tue, May 3, 2022 – Special Election  
No ballot language was received to require a May Election

Tue, Aug 2, 2022 – Primary Election

Tue, Nov 8, 2022 – General Election

If any errors are found, it is the law, itself, which must be followed.   Refer to Michigan compiled law for cited provisions (Legislature.Mi.Gov.) Dates are subject to change through legislative action.

DATE

ITEM

MCL

Dates relating to 05/03/22 election

Dates relating to 08/02/22 election

Dates relating to 11/08/22 election

 

Filing Deadlines: Candidates

       

By 5:00 p.m., March 21, 2022

 Incumbent Appeals Court, Circuit Court, District Court and Probate Court judges file Affidavit of Candidacy and Affidavit of Identity for the August primary. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 5:00 p.m. on March 24.

168.409b, 409c, 413a, 414, 433a, 434, 467c and 467d

 

x

 

By 4:00 p.m., April 19, 2022

Candidates seeking Appeals Court, Circuit Court, District Court or Probate Court judgeships file nonpartisan nominating petitions, Affidavit of Identity and Affidavit of Constitutional Qualification for the August primary. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 5:00 p.m. on April 22.

168.409b, 409c, 413, 414, 433, 434, 467b and 467d

 

x

 

By 4:00 p.m., April 19, 2022

Candidates seeking a Wayne County Community College Trustee position file an Affidavit of Identity and a nonpartisan nominating petition. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on April 22.

389.83, 168.303

 

 

 

By 4:00 p.m., April 19, 2022

Candidates for partisan and nonpartisan offices (other than judicial candidates) file nominating petitions (or fees if applicable) and Affidavit of Identity for the August primary. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on April 22.

168.133 and 163 for federal and state-level offices; assorted other statutes for local offices

 

x

 

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

 

x

 

By 5:00 p.m., July 5, 2022

Incumbent Supreme Court Justices file Affidavit of Identity and Affidavit of Candidacy forms for the November general election.

168.392a and 558

 

 

x

By 4:00 p.m.,         July 21, 2022

District Library Board candidates for districts that do not include a school district file an Affidavit of Identity and a nonpartisan nominating petition. (A $100.00 nonrefundable fee may be filed in lieu of a petition.) (Special note: If district library includes a school district, District Library Board candidates file by 4:00 p.m. on August 16, 2022)

397.181

 

 

x

By 4:00 p.m., July 21, 2022

Candidates without political party affiliation seeking partisan offices file qualifying petitions and Affidavit of Identity for the November general election. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on July 25.

168.590c

 

 

x

By 4:00 p.m., July 22, 2022

Write-in candidates other than write-in candidates who seek precinct delegate positions file Declaration of Intent forms for the August primary.

168.737a

 

x

 

By 4:00 p.m., July 26, 2022

Candidates for Local School Board and Community College Trustee file an Affidavit of Identity and a nonpartisan nominating petition. (A $100.00 nonrefundable fee may be filed in lieu of a petition.) Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on July 29.

168.303; 389.152

 

 

x

By 4:00 p.m.,         July 26, 2022

Candidates for village offices file an Affidavit of Identity and a nonpartisan nominating petition. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on July 29.

168.381

 

 

x

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

 

x

 

By 4:00 p.m., August 16, 2022

District Library Board candidates for districts that include a school district file an Affidavit of Identity and a nominating petition. (A $100.00 nonrefundable fee may be filed in lieu of a petition.) (Special note: If district library does not include a school district, District Library Board candidates file by 4:00 p.m. on July 21, 2022).

397.181

 

 

x

By 4:00 p.m., October 28, 2022

Write-in candidates file Declaration of Intent forms for the November general election.

168.737a

 

 

x

 

Filing Deadlines: New Parties and State Ballot Proposals

       

By 5:00 p.m., June 1, 2022

Petitions to place a legislative initiative proposal on the November general election ballot filed with the Secretary of State.

168.471

 

 

x

By 5:00 p.m.,         July 11,2022

Petitions to place a proposed constitutional amendment on the November general election ballot filed with the Secretary of State.

168.471

 

 

x

By 4:00 p.m.,         July 21,2022

New political parties file petitions to qualify for November general election ballot.

168.685

 

 

x

 

Filing Deadlines: Countv and Local Proposals

       

By 5:00 p.m., April 26, 2022

Petitions to place county and local questions on the August primary ballot filed with county and local clerks.

168.646a

 

x

 

By 4:00 p.m., May 10, 2022

Ballot wording of county and local proposals to be presented at the August primary certified to county and local clerks; local clerks receiving ballot wording forward to county clerk within two days.

168.646a

 

x

 

By 5:00 p.m., August 2, 2022

Petitions to place county and local questions on the November general election ballot filed with county and local clerks.

168.646a

 

 

x

By 4:00 p.m., August 16, 2022

Ballot wording of county and local proposals to be presented at the November general election certified to county and local clerks; local clerks receiving ballot wording forward to county clerk within two days.

 168.646a

 

 

x

 

Updated January 31, 2022

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