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Michigan Election Law (Excerpt) Act 116 Of 1954

Published: 2015

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Act 116 of 1954

168.691 Official ballots; names of candidates; identification numeral; compliance.

Sec. 691.

(1) Each board of election commissioners shall have printed on the ballot, or on ballot labels or slips to be placed on a voting machine, when used, the names of the candidates certified to that board under this act. A candidate's name shall not be placed or printed in more than 1 column on the ballot for the same office. A board of election commissioners for a county or city may arrange the ballots with an identification numeral placed in the same space with the name of each of the candidates. That identification numeral shall be rotated with the name of the candidate, and when rotated, shall appear in the same space with the same candidate regardless of where the candidate's name appears on the ballot.

(2) The name of a candidate appearing on a ballot shall comply with sections 560b and 561.

History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955


Am. 1955, Act 271, Imd. Eff. June 30, 1955


Am. 2002, Act 163, Imd. Eff. Apr. 9, 2002
Popular Name: Election Code

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