Candidate Information

Thinking about running for Office?  If you are interested in running for an elected office, whether it be at the local, county, or state level, please visit the Michigan Secretary of State website for filing requirements, deadlines, Michigan Election Law, campaign finance questions and much more information pertaining to the election process.

Where to File

  • State offices: Visit the Michigan SOS's website for information on how to file for a state office.
  • Clinton County Elected Offices: For the positions of Clinton County Prosecutor, Sheriff, Clerk, Treasurer, Register of Deeds, Drain Commissioner, County Commissioner and Probate Judge, you will file at the Clinton County Clerk's office.
  • Local School Boards of Education: File at the Clinton County Clerk's office for the following schools
    • Bath Community Schools
    • Dewitt Public Schools
    • Fowler Public Schools
    • Ovid-Elsie Area Schools
    • Pewamo-Westphalia Community Schools
    • St. Johns Public Schools
  • Local Township and City Officers: File with your local township or city clerk
  • Village Offices:  File with the township clerk that the village is located in.  Please contact your township clerk for more information.