Voter Guides for the November 8, 2016 General Election will be available by September 30.
Voter Guides for the November 8, 2016 General Election are being made available on an on-going basis. All Voter Guides will be available by September 30, 2016.
Around September 30, printed Voter Guides will available at libraries & municipal offices while supplies last.
Click on REFRESH to assure latest version of this page. The office name will be blue and underlined when a guide is available.
There are three sections on the ballot:
Voters may vote a Straight Ticket for all candidates of ONE political party
OR a Split Ticket by overriding their Straight Ticket choice for any office
OR a Mixed Ticket by selection each office individually and not selecting a party.
Political Parties on the ballot:
|Sheriff||Clerk/Register of Deeds|
|Treasurer||Water Resources Commissioner|
Justice of Supreme Court - One 8-year term
Justice of Supreme Court - partial term ending January 1, 2019
Judge of Court of Appeals - 2nd District - Countywide
Judge of Circuit Court - 6th Circuit - Incumbent position - Four 6-year terms - Countywide
Judge of Circuit Court - 6th Circuit - Non-Incumbent position - One 6-year term - Countywide
Judge of Circuit Court - 6th Circuit - Incumbent position - Partial term ending January 1, 2021 - Countywide
Judge of Probate Court - Countywide
Judge of District Court - 35th District
Includes: Oakland County portion of City of Northville
Judge of District Court - 43rd District
Includes Cities of Ferndale, Hazel Park & Madison Heights
Judge of District Court - 46th District
Includes: Cities of Lathrup Village & Southfield;
Southfield Township; Villages of Beverly Hills,
Bingham Farms, & Franklin
Judge of District Court - 47th District
Includes Cities of Farmington & Farmington Hills
Judge of District Court - 48th District
Includes Townships of Bloomfield & West Bloomfield;
Cities of Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Keego Harbor,
Orchard Lake Village & Sylvan Lake
Judge of District Court - 50th District
Includes City of Pontiac
Judge of District Court - 51st District
Includes Waterford Township
Judge of District Court - 52nd District, 1st Division
Includes Cities of Novi, South Lyon, Walled Lake & Wixom,
Townships of Commerce, Highland, Lyon, Milford & Novi,
Villages of Milford & Wolverine Lake
Judge of District Court - 52nd District, 2nd Division
Includes Cities of Clarkston & Oakland Co. portion of Fenton,
Townships of Brandon, Groveland, Holly, Independence, Rose, Springfield & White Lake,
Villages of Holly & Ortonville
Judge of District Court - 52nd District, 3rd Division
Includes Cities of Auburn Hills, Lake Angelus, Rochester & Rochester Hills,
Townships of Addison, Oakland, Orion & Oxford,
Villages of Lake Orion, Leonard & Oxford
Judge of District Court - 52nd District, 4th Division
Includes Cities of Clawson & Troy
For more information about judicial candidates,
visit the Oakland County Bar Association's web site
for links to additional questionnaires and videos of
candidate forums for above races.
Candidate responses are included as submitted and have not been edited, except for necessary cutting when replies exceeded the stated word limitations. If the candidate did not reply by the required date for inclusion, the words "Did not reply in time for inclusion" appear after the candidate's name. When a candidate exceeded the word limit, the answer is ended with an ellipsis (....).
The inclusion of these statements and opinions of candidates is solely in the interest of public service and in no way is to be construed as an endorsement by the League of Women Voters. The League takes no responsibility for any of the views or facts stated by the candidates.
Proposals on the ballot also appear in the Voter Guides where appropriate.
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