2019 Election Cycle
City of Marquette
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
In the City of Marquette in 2019, there will be two seats available on the City Commission and one seat available on the Board of Light and Power. Depending on how many individuals file as candidates, those seats may appear on the August primary ballot. The deadline for filing as a 2019 candidate for the City Commission or Board of Light and Power is 4 p.m. on April 23rd. Paperwork can be picked up at the City Clerk's office at 300 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
The 2019 General Election will include contests for the Marquette City Commission and the Board of Light and Power, with two seats open on the City Commission, and one on the Board of Light and Power. The ballot may also include regional or statewide issues.
MCL 168.720 Section 720: On the day of any election, the polls shall be opened at 7 o'clock in the forenoon, and shall be continuously open until 8 o'clock in the afternoon and no longer. Every qualified elector present and in line at the polls at the hour prescribed for the closing thereof shall be allowed to vote
Election Background Information
The City of Marquette, in accordance with the City Charter and State Law, conducts elections annually to determine who City Commissioners and members of the Board of Light and Power will be. There are seven members of the City Commission and there are five members of the Board of Light and Power.