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Michigan Election Law (Excerpt) Act 116 Of 1954

Published: 2015

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Act 116 of 1954

168.467a Judge of district court; general nonpartisan primary election; time; exception; certification by secretary of state of candidates to be nominees; omission of office from judicial primary ballot.

Sec. 467a.

Except as provided in section 467n, a general nonpartisan primary election shall be held in every district and election division of this state on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday in August prior to the general election at which judges of the district court are elected, at which time the qualified and registered electors may vote for nonpartisan candidates for judge of the district court. If upon the expiration of the time for filing petitions of candidacy for the primary election of the judge of the district court in any district or election division, it appears that there are not to exceed twice the number of candidates as there are persons to be elected, the secretary of state shall certify to the county board of election commissioners the name of those candidates for district court judge whose petitions or affidavits of candidacy have been properly filed and those candidates shall be the nominees for the judge of the district court and shall be so certified. As to that office, there shall not be a primary election and this office shall be omitted from the judicial primary ballot.

History: Add. 1968, Act 155, Imd. Eff. June 17, 1968


Am. 1981, Act 4, Eff. Apr. 30, 1981
Popular Name: Election Code

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