Candidate Filing Information

Election for Plymouth City Commission
- November 2, 2021 (general)

The City of Plymouth has 4 candidates who have filed for 2021 election to Plymouth City Commission:
Nick Moroz Linda Filipczak Jennifer Kehoe Alanna Maguire


Michigan Election Law (Excerpt)  ACT 116 of 1954
** If not more than twice the number of candidates as there are persons to be elected (8) to that office have filed, the August Primary shall not be held and valid petitions shall be declared the nominees for the offices

There will be four City Commission terms expiring in 2021
One – two (2) year term
Three – four (4) year terms

Requirements for Office of City Commission
Pursuant to City Charter Section 4.4, candidates who wish to seek office for City Commission must be a City of Plymouth resident for a minimum of one year prior to primary election filing day and be a qualified and registered elector of the city.

Qualified residents must also submit the following:

Nominating Petitions (City/Township Nonpartisan)
with 40-100 signatures from registered voters in the City of Plymouth
*make copies of your signed petitions before you file

Affidavit of Identity and Receipt of Filing

{Candidate packets are available at the City Clerk's office. Email the City Clerk 
for an appointment to pick up a candidate packet} 

Filing Deadline
No later than 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Withdrawal deadline: 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2021
Withdrawal must be in submitted to the Plymouth City Clerk in writing and signed by the candidate (electronic signatures not accepted)

Where to File
Filing Official: City of Plymouth City Clerk
201 S. Main
Plymouth, MI 48170
734-453-1234 ext. 234

Email the City Clerk with questions and to schedule a filing appointment.

Candidate qualifications, filing requirements, etc.
In addition to requirements set by the City of Plymouth City Charter, Click here for State of Michigan information. 
Guidelines are also provided by the Michigan Municipal League click here.

Candidates and persons acting on their behalf are reminded that they are subject to provisions of the Michigan Campaign Finance Act. This law requires filing of various financial reports with the Wayne County Clerk. Candidates are advised to check with the Wayne County Clerk regarding required reporting and deadlines.

Write-in Candidates
File the Write-In Candidate Declaration of Intent with the City Clerk. 
Form Filing deadline for August 3, 2021:  by 4:00 p.m., Friday, July 23, 2021
Form Filing deadline for November 2, 2021:  by 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 22, 2021

Unofficial Candidate List 
November 2, 2021 City Election [when available]