Running for Office in Livingston County
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Running for Office in Livingston County

Step 1: What office are you running for?

To find the complete list of offices, see our candidate listing, here.

If you are unsure of which precinct you are in, visit the Michigan Voter Information Center. This website allows you to view voter registration status, sample ballot, polling location, and voting precinct.

Step 2: Where do I file for office?

Elected Offices and Where to File

All federal, statewide, and judicial candidates (except Judge of Probate) file for office with Michigan Department of State's Bureau of Elections. The Bureau of Elections can be contacted by phone at (800) 292-5973 or e-mail at elections@michigan.gov.

Candidates running for the following offices must file with their City or Township Clerk:

  • Mayor
  • Board of Review - City of Howell
  • City Council Member or Commissioner
  • Township Officers
  • Hamburg Library Board Member
  • Village Officers

Candidates running for the following offices must file with the Livingston County Clerk:

  • State Representative
  • County Officers: Prosecuting Attorney, Sheriff, Clerk, Treasurer, Register of Deeds, Drain Commissioner
  • County Commissioner
  • Delegates to County Convention (Precinct Delegates)
  • Judge of Probate Court
  • Local School District Board Member
  • District Library Board Member

RequirementsForms
Petition Signature Requirements
State Senator
Affidavit of Identity and Receipt of Filing
Representative in State Legislature Affidavit of Identity and Receipt of Filing - Precinct Delegate
County Office Write-In Candidate Declaration of Intent
County Commissioner
Write-In Candidate Declaration of Intent - Precinct Delegate
Township Office
Statement of Organization Form - Campaign Finance
Delegate to County Convention (Precinct Delegate)

Judicial Office Non-Incumbent

Library Board Member Hamburg Township
Intermediate School District Board of Education Member
Local School District Board Member

Local District Library Board Member Brighton
Local District Library Board Member Cromaine
Local District Library Board Member Fowlerville