"WE IN AMERICA DO NOT HAVE GOVERNMENT BY THE MAJORITY. WE HAVE GOVERNMENT BY THE MAJORITY WHO PARTICIPATE." Thomas Jefferson
August 6 and November 5 elections will be for special matters such as millages and charter amendments. The cities of Chelsea, Milan, and Saline will elect City Council members during regular elections on November 5, 2019. Click HERE for up-to-date information about these dates.
The next series of elections for all other public offices will occur in 2020.
Go to LWV-AAA Calendar for schedule for forums.
Before an election you can read candidate responses to League questions at VOTE411.org, your one-stop online resource for voters. Online information about what's on your ballot, VOTE411 is available about 6 weeks prior to each election.
The Michigan Secretary of State and Washtenaw County Clerk websites each have lots of information about this.
On February 25, 2019, LWVAAA member and Ann Arbor Township Clerk Rena Basch shared some of her experiences running for local office and explained how to prepare and what to do to be a candidate. Listen HERE