How To Become A Precinct Delegate Candidate

A person who wishes to seek a precinct delegate position must file a Precinct Delegate Affidavit of Identity with the clerk of hisor her county of residence.  Petition signatures are not required.  NOTE: City and Township Clerks are no longer allowed to accept the filing of a Precinct Delegate Affidavit of Identity.  An affidavit form designed exclusively for use by precinct delegate candidates can be obtained at Genesee County Clerk's office or on line at

Filing deadline for Precinct Delegate Affidavit of Identity:  Not later than 4:00 p.m. on May 8, 2018.
Withdrawal deadline:  Not later than 4:00 p.m. on May 11, 2018.

The following link will provide information on filing location, filing deadlines, notice of election process, etc.

Precinct Delegate Informational Sheet

The following two links display the candidate lists for the August 2018 Primary election as of 2/9/2018.  These links will be updated weekly through the filing deadline of May 8, 2018.

Republican Delegate Candidates

Democratic Delegate Candidates

Libertarian Delegate Candidates

Pursuant to MCL 168.623a, the county chairperson of each poltical party qualified to participate in the statewide August Primary certifies to the county election commission on or before April 1st the number of precinct delegate positions to appear under the party's vignette in each precinct in the county.  Our office has not yet received this information for 2018.  For reference purposes, the following link is a listing of the available positions as they were listed for 2016.

Delegate Municipal Listing

An individual who wishes to seek a precinct delegate position with write-in votes is required to file a "Declaration of Intent" with their city or township clerk by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 3, 2018.  A Declaration of Intent form specifically designed for precinct delegates can be obtained at your city or township clerk's office or on line at