Election Summary Calendar for Candidates and Proposal Deadlines

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SUMMARY CALENDAR FOR CANDIDATE AND PROPOSAL DEADLINES

August 5, 2014 Primary and November 4, 2014 General Election
Important Dates and Filing Deadlines

Refer to Michigan compiled law for cited provisions (www.michiganlegislature.org.) Dates are subject to change through legislative action. If any errors are found, it is the law, itself, which must be followed.

Election Dates

August 5, 2014
State Primary

November 4, 2014
State General Election

Registration Deadlines

July 7, 2014
Last day to register for August primary. (168.497)

Oct. 6, 2014
Last day to register for November general election. (168.497)

Filing Deadlines: Candidates

By 5:00 p.m.,
March 24, 2014
Incumbent Appeals Court, Circuit Court, District Court and Probate Court judges file Affidavit of Candidacy and Affidavit of Identity for the August primary. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 5:00 p.m. on March 27. (168.409b, 413a, 414, 433a, 434, 467c and 467d)

By 4:00 p.m.,
April 22, 2014

Candidates seeking Appeals Court, Circuit Court, District Court or Probate Court judgeships file nominating petitions, Affidavit of Identity and Affidavit of Constitutional Qualification for the August primary. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on April 25. (168.409b, 409c, 413, 414, 433, 434, 467b and 467d)

By 4:00 p.m.,
April 22, 2014

Partisan and nonpartisan candidates (other than judicial candidates) file nominating petitions (or fees if applicable) and Affidavit of Identity for the August primary. Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on April 25. (168.53, 93, 133 and 163 for federal and state-level offices; assorted other statutes for local offices)

By 4:00 p.m.,
May 6, 2014