Filing Deadline: 5/11/2010, 4 PM
Primary Date: 8/2/2010
Filing Fee: None
Handbook: Elections In Michigan
Filing for Office
Michigan Legislature
Secretary of State Elections Department:

(888) SOS-MICH; (888) 767-6424

Email form on website

Law: Michigan Legislature or

Inhabitant of the state


Must file an Affidavit of Identity and a partisan nominating petition bearing a minimum of 1000 valid signatures. Up to 2,000 can be filed to cover the minimum signature requirement. A candidate who seeks the office  of US Rep. in a multi-county district must file with: Michigan Department of State, Bureau of Elections, Richard H. Austin Building—1st Floor, 430 West Allegan, Lansing, Michigan 48918 (Multi-county districts are: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15.) A candidate who seeks the office  of US Rep in District 9 files with the Oakland County clerk’s office.  A candidate who seeks the office of US Rep in Districts 13 or 14 files with the Wayne County Clerk’s Office