MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
168.411 Judge of circuit court; eligibility; violation of MCL 38.412a.
(1) A person shall not be eligible to the office of judge of the circuit court unless the person is a registered and qualified elector of the judicial circuit in which election is sought by the filing deadline or the date the person files the affidavit of candidacy, as provided in section 11 of article VI of the state constitution of 1963, is licensed to practice law in this state, and, at the time of election, is less than 70 years of age.
(2) A person who has been convicted of a violation of section 12a(1) of 1941 PA 370, MCL 38.412a, shall not be eligible for election or appointment to the office of judge of the circuit court for a period of 20 years after conviction.
History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Am. 1955, Act 271, Imd. Eff. June 30, 1955
Am. 1963, 2nd Ex. Sess., Act 59, Eff. Mar. 24, 1964
Am. 1982, Act 505, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983
Am. 1999, Act 218, Eff. Mar. 10, 2000
Popular Name: Election Code
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