The filing deadline for partisan candidates seeking elected office for the August 5, 2014 Primary Election is Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Candidates seeking county-wide offices (County Road Commissioner), and the office of County Commissioner, must file with the Montcalm County Clerk.
Candidates seeking township/city offices must file with their respective Township or City Clerk.
Precinct Delegate candidates MUST now file with either the Montcalm County Clerk. They have until Tuesday, May 6, 2014 to file their Affidavits of Identity.
Petition and Affidavit of Identity forms are available at the Montcalm County Clerks Office. Petition signature requirements are based on the population of the district represented by the office. A chart listing the population based signature requirements is provided via the link below.
A partisan candidate who seeks a county office or the office of State Representative may file a $100.00 fee in lieu of a petition. The filing fee is refunded if the candidate recieves nomination to the office or places second in the race. Judicial Candidates and candidates for State Representative must file with the Bureau of Elections in Lansing.
To view your polling location and what is on your ballot you may click here https://webapps.sos.state.mi.us/mivote/votersearch.aspx. Information will be available after May 16th.