2021 Election Cycle

City of Marquette

Primary Election

Under the provisions of the City Charter, a primary for local office will be held only if candidates file numbering more than twice the open seats. As that is not the case, all candidates will move directly to the November General Election ballot. There will be no primary election held in August.

Presidential Election

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The following names will appear on the November ballot:

Marquette City Commission (2 Available Seats)

      • Margaret Brumm
      • Jenna Smith
      • Jenn Hill

Marquette Board of Light and Power (2 Available Seats)

      • John Braamse
      • John Prince
      • Paul Schloegel


Polling Locations

City of Marquette polling places for this election cycle are as follows:

Precincts 1, 2 and 3: Baraga Gym At City Hall
Precincts 5, 6 & 7: YMCA of Marquette County

Polling Times

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.