Precinct Delagte FAQ

When is the Election for Precinct Delegates?

The election for Precinct Delegates happens on the August Primary ballot every other year. 

The next election for Precinct Delegates will be on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

If I miss the August Election am I out of luck?

No. The Livingston County Republican Party Convention Rules allow sitting delegates to appoint individuals to open Precinct Delegate positions at the end of each County Convention. 

To qualify, you must be nominated by a sitting Livingston County Republican Precinct Delegate. 

Contact us at Info@LivingstonRepublicans.com if you are interested in an appointement.

Who will vote for me?

Only those voting in the Republican Primary during the August election in your precinct will vote for you. There is no cross-ballot voting in the primary, meaning if they vote they either vote solely the Republican side of the ballot, or solely on the Democratic side. 

Will my name appear on the ballot?

Yes. Your name will appear on the Republican side of the ballot at the bottom.

Do I need to file any campaign finance reports for my Precinct Delegate race?

NO! Precinct Delegate candidates are NOT required to file disclosure forms or campaign finance compliance statements.

What if there are more people running than spots available?

The person(s) with the highest vote total will be elected.

How will I know if I won?

Each election cycle there will a County Convention with weeks of the August Election. It is important that you watch the Livingston County Clerk's website for election results!

You will also receive an official notice in the mail from the Livingston County Clerk identifying you as the winner. You can also contact the LCRP begninng the day after the election.

What are the official duties of a Precinct Delegate?

Officially, you are running to be a "Delegate to the County Convention", meaning you will vote at all County Conventions called during your two-year term. 

You will be notified by First Class mail of the date, location, and purpose of these conventions through the official "Call to Convention. Aside from being a delegate, you can help Republicans in your precinct by contacting neighbors and getting them to show up to the polls on Election Day.

How long is my term as a Precinct Delegate?

Your term as a precinct delegate is two years. It begins the day you are elected and will end the day of the August primary in two years. 

If you are appointed during a County Convention, your term will begin immediately once the County Convention has adjourned. 

What kind of things are voted on during a County Convention?

Precinct Delegates help elect the leadership team (Executive Committee) for the Livingston County Republican Party. District or County Conventions will also elect delegates to attend the state conventions where delegates then get to nominate Republican candidates for the Michigan Supreme Court, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Board of Education, University Boards, and presidential electors.

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Before turning in your Affidavit of Identity form into your local county clerk’s office, you must have it notarized. Contact us at Info@LivingstonRepublicans.com for help getting your form notarized. 

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