Candidate Filing Information

Public Notice Regarding COVID-19

Filing for office is not something that must be done in-person, as the paperwork may be mailed to the appropriate official.

Candidates for certain County, State Representative, or Precinct Delegate offices who file with the Ingham County Clerk may submit their complete and notarized Affidavit of Identity & Receipt of Filing (including petitions or filing fee) via mail to P.O. Box 179, Mason, MI 48854. 

Blank petition forms can be provided by mail to petition circulators.

Please email or call 517-676-7255 for more information.

Candidate Filing Forms

2022 Offices in Ingham County    Filing Official 
 Governor & Lt. Governor    Secretary of State
 Secretary of State    Secretary of State
 Attorney General    Secretary of State
U.S. Representative (District To Be Determined)    Secretary of State
State Board of Education, MSU Trustees, University of Michigan Regents & Wayne State Governors    Secretary of State
 State Senator (District To Be Determined)    To Be Determined
Supreme Court, Circuit Court, & District Court Judges    Secretary of State
Ingham County Commissioner (Districts To Be Determined)    Ingham County Clerk
State House (Districts 67-69)    Ingham County Clerk
Precinct Delegate (Ingham County Precincts)    Ingham County Clerk
School Board Member    School District Election Coordinator (contact County Clerk for more information)
 Village Office    Township Clerk