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Raise Your Hand: Candidate Opportunities

December 30, 2023April 8, 2024

Raise Your Hand website page

Consider running for local office.  Here is the information you need to get started.

County Commissioner

Description: The County Board of Commissioners is the governing board and the policy-making body of County Government. One of the main duties of the Board of Commissioners is to set the budget of the county.

Term:  4 years

Salary: Yes, along with per diems and mileage

Meetings: Twice a month on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 9:30am

More information is available at cheboygancounty.net

Filing Deadline: April 23, 2024 by 4:00 pm.

Township Board  

Description: Mandated functions of the board are assessment administration, elections administration, and tax collection. Examples of other authorized services provided by a township are fire protection, law enforcement, parks and recreation programs, water and sewer services, trash collection and recycling, cemeteries.

Term: 4 years

Salary: Yes, amount determined by each township

Meetings: Monthly, with time determined by each township

More information is available at michigantownships.org/about-townships/getting-involved/running-for-office/

Filing Deadline: April 23, 2024 by 4:00 pm

Precinct Delegates

Description: A precinct delegate represents the Democratic Party in your neighborhood and you represent your neighborhood at Democratic Party meetings.  Attending township meetings is important.

 Term: 2 years

Salary: No

Meetings:  Township and Democratic Party meetings are both monthly.

Filing Deadline: May 7, 2024 by 4:00 pm

Questions?  Contact Joanne Cromley, Cheboygan County Democratic Party Chair at  info@cheboygandems.com



December 30, 2023
April 8
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