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Michigan Candidates

Below are the candidates running for open positions in the 2018 general election. Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th. Get out and vote!

US Senate

The U.S. Senate is one of two chambers of the federal legislature. Senators are responsible for writing and passing legislation, approving presidential appointments, and ratifying treaties with foreign countries.

U.S. Senate - Michigan

US House Of Representatives

U.S. House of Representatives is one of two chambers for the federal legislature. Representatives begin the legislation process, offer amendments, and serve on committees

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Governor

The State Governor is the state's chief executive.

Michigan State Governor

Secretary Of State

The Secretary of State is responsible for overseeing statewide elections as well as the statewide voter registration system. They are also in charge of licensing businesses and organizations to operate in Michigan. They also archive documents and act as notaries.

Michigan Secretary of State

State Attorney General

The Attorney General is the state's top lawyer and law enforcement official, protecting and serving the people and interests of Michigan through a broad range of duties. The Attorney General's responsibilities include safeguarding the public from violent criminals, helping victims of crime, leading the fight against human trafficking and opioid abuse, preserving Michigan's spectacular natural resources, protecting consumers and addressing illegal business practices.

Michigan State Attorney General

State K12 Education Board

State School Board Members establish a shared vision for schools of the State. This vision that they create, reflects a consensU.S. of the board, community and district staff. The State School Board has a wide variety of additional responsibilities, such as adopting annual budgets and issuing interim financial reports, adopting the school calendar, negotiating contracts with employees (including the hiring of superintendents), approving curriculum materials and closing or constructing schools. The State School Board Members serve 8 year terms.

Michigan State Board of Education

State Higher Education Board

The board has general supervision over the institution and the control and direction of all expenditures from the institution's funds.

Michigan State University Trustees

University of Michigan Regents

Regional Education District

The Board of Governors elects the President of the University, has general supervision of Wayne State University and the control and direction of all expenditures from University funds. It enacts bylaws and regulations for the conduct of its business and for the governance of the University. It sets tuition and policy for other fees and charges, determines the compensation to be paid for service; confers degrees and sets the policy for management of gifts, grants, bequests, agreements and contracts, and leases or disposes of property.

Wayne State University Board of Governors

State Legislative Upper House

Legislative authority and responsibilities include passing bills on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes.

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State Legislative Lower House

Legislative authority and responsibilities include passing bills on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes.

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Michigan House of Representatives - District 68 (Unexpired Term)

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Judicial Supreme Court

Each supreme court justice is responsible for reviewing each case to determine whether leave should be granted. Cases that are accepted for oral argument may be decided by an order, with or without an opinion. These orders may affirm or reverse the Michigan Court of Appeals, may remand a case to the trial court, or may adopt a correct Court of Appeals opinion.

Justice of Michigan Supreme Court

Judicial Appellate Court

Judges on the appeals court consider decisions from final orders of a circuit court or probate court, as well as some agency orders, may be appealed to the court as a matter of right. Other lower court or tribunal decisions may be appealed only by application for leave to appeal, i.e., with permission of the court. The court also has jurisdiction to hear some original actions, such as complaints for mandamU.S. or superintending control against government officers or actions alleging that state law has imposed an unfunded or inadequately funded mandate on local units of government.

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Judges on the circuit court handle all civil cases with claims of more than $25,000 and all felony criminal cases (cases where the accused, if found guilty, could be sent to prison).

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Judge of Circuit Court - Circuit 41 (Incumbent) (Unexpired Term)

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Judge of Circuit Court - Circuit 48 (Incumbent) (Unexpired Term)

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