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CITY OF NORTHVILLE
MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES

IMPORTANT NOTICE PERTAINING TO CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE

PA 44 of 2010 and PA 276 of 2012 supersede the City of Northville’s Code of Ordinances and City Charter
deadlines for filing for local office. The non-partisan candidate filing deadline for the
November 7, 2017 election (no primary) is 4pm, July 25, 2017.


Candidate Filing Information for the November 7, 2017 City Election.



 
   
Official Candidate and Proposal List:  Official Candidate and Proposal List
   
Offices Up for Election: Mayor – 2 year term (1 position)
City Council Member – 4 year term (2 positions)

Ballot may also include any approved state or local proposals
   
Filing Official: Northville City Clerk
City of Northville Municipal Building
215 W. Main Street
Northville, MI 48167
248-349-1300
   
Filing Deadline: 4pm, July 25, 2017

NOTE: Per MCL 168.644e as amended under PA 44 of 2010 and PA 276 of 2012, the candidate filing deadline as noted in the City Charter is no longer applicable.
   
Filing Requirements: Nominating Petitions containing the signatures of no less than 50 qualified and registered electors in the City of Northville as well as several required affidavits and documents.

Candidate Packets (which include all necessary documents) are available at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.

Please see Section 5.1 of the City Charter for candidate qualifications. Click Here

NOTE: Per MCL 168.644e as amended under PA 44 of 2010 and PA 276 of 2012, the candidate filing deadline as noted in the City Charter is no longer applicable. The filing deadline is Tuesday, July 25, 2017.
   
Withdrawal Deadline: Friday, July 28, 2017 by 4pm. You must submit the withdrawal in writing, with your signature, to the City Clerk. Fax number is 248-349-9244. You may also email your written and signed withdrawal letter to Dianne Massa. Withdrawals that are not written and signed or not received by the deadline are invalid.
   
Write-In Candidates: MCL 168.737a as amended requires all candidates who seek election to a city office to file a Declaration of Intent with the City Clerk no later than 4pm October 27, 2017.

Click Here for the Declaration of Intent form.