2019 Election Cycle

City of Marquette

Primary Election

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.

General Election

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.

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.