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Timeline for the 2022 Election

Important Dates and Filing Deadlines

These dates are taken from the 2022 Michigan Election Dates document released by the Secretary of

April 19, 2022 at 4pm EST
Nominations

By 4:00 p.m., April 19, 2022 Candidates for partisan and nonpartisan offices (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 22. (168.133 and 163 for federal and state-

level offices; assorted other statutes for local offices).


May 3, 2022 at 4pm EST
County Convention Delegate

By 4:00 p.m., May 3, 2022 Candidates for county convention delegate (precinct delegate) file an

Affidavit of Identity for the August primary. Filing submitted to the clerk of the county in which

candidate resides.


Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on May 6. (168.624, 624a)


July 18, 2022
Primary registration other than in-person

July 18, 2022 Last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk for the August

primary. (168.497)


July 19, 2022 through August 2, 2022 at 8pm EST
Registration

July 19 through 8:00 p.m. August 2, 2022 In-person registration with local clerk with proof of residency.

(168.497)


**By 4:00 p.m., July 26, 2022 Candidates for Local School Board and Community College Trustee file an

Affidavit of Identity and a nonpartisan nominating petition. (A $100.00 nonrefundable fee may be filed

in lieu of a petition.)


Withdrawal deadline elapses at 4:00 p.m. on July 29. (168.303; 389.152)


August 2, 2022 STATE PRIMARY ELECTION

October 24, 2022

Last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk for the

November general election. (168.497)


November 8, 2022 STATE GENERAL ELECTION



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