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This item is available to view in PDF format. Election Results - Sept 13, 2011

A regular Municipal Election is held in September of every odd year. The President and Trustees shall be elected on a non-partisan ticket from the Village of Franklin at large and be subject to recall. The President is elected for a four-year term; six trustees are elected for four year terms with three trustees running on every other odd-numbered year ballot.

Persons interested in running for Village Council must be registered to vote and must submit nominating petitions as required by law. Petitions may not contain less than 15 valid signatures. The submission deadline is the Tuesday 12 weeks prior to the September election date by 4:00 pm. No person shall be eligible to the office of President or Trustee who is not 25 years old and has been a resident of Franklin for at least two (2) year prior to the last day for submitting petitions for office.

The Village Clerk position is also elected, for a two-year term.  Persons interested in running for Clerk must be registered to vote and must submit nominating peitions as required and noted above.

The Library Board positions are also elected, for six-year terms.  Persons interested in running for the Library Board Director positions must be resiterd to vote and must submit nominating petitions as required and noted above.

For more information on all elections, contact the Village Clerk at epulker@franklin.mi.us
Phone: (248) 626-9666