Village of Eau Claire
6625 E. Main Street
P.O. Box 338
Eau Claire, MI 49111
Phone: (269) 461-6173 Fax: (269) 461-6813
EAU CLAIRE VILLAGE
CANDIDATE FILING INFORMATION
Signature requirements for nominating petition:
Non-Partisan Petition: 6 minimum - 20 maximum
Filing deadline: July 26, 2016 before 4:00 p.m.
Withdrawal deadline: July 29, 2016 before 4:00 p.m.
DO NOT SIGN AND DATE THE BOTTOM OF THE PETITION UNTIL ALL SIGNATURES ARE OBTAINED!
Affidavit of Identity – must file two (2) with the petition.
Petition & Affidavit of Identity must be filed at the Berrien Township Clerk office on or before
July 26, 2016 by 4:00 p.m.
Statement of Organization – You become a candidate when you file your petition. You have ten (10) days from that date to form a committee and then an additional ten (10) days to register the committee with the County Clerk. Law requires that the first and last name of the candidate be used in the candidate committee, example “Committee to elect John Doe”. County Clerk is requiring incumbents to file an amended / or New Statement of Organization. Even if there are no changes or amendments.
Campaign Statement – No campaign statement needs to be filed if you don’t spend or receive more than $1,000.00 for your campaign. BE SURE to check ITEM 10 on the Statement of Organization form.
Pronunciation Guide – Since the AutoMARK (handicap voting equipment) uses computer synthesized voice to state your name to prevent saying your name incorrectly this needs to be filled out.
Election Date – November 8, 2016 General
Office hours: Mon. – Fri. from to
MARY JANE DEAN
Berrien Township Clerk