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MACOMB COUNTY

Your vote in Macomb County this fall is one of the most important in the nation. Here's why... 

Your Local Impact

183x

State and federal races - president, governor, Senators, etc. - get all the media attention. But your vote actually has a far greater impact at the local level. In 2020, roughly 30,000 people per district cast ballots in Macomb County's Commissioner races; that same year, there were over 5.5 million ballots cast across all of Michigan. This means your vote is 183 times more impactful in county contests than in state-wide races.

This fall, all thirteen seats on the Macomb County Commission are up for election. These are the people who will determine how democracy operates in Macomb County - and you can help determine control of the County Commission by voting this year.

Macomb County Commissioners by District

District
(D) Candidate
(R) Candidate
1
Michael LaBuhn
Don Brown
2
Michelle Merriwether
Phil Kraft
3
Ken Reid
Sylvia Grot
4
Gary Cynowa
Joe Sabatini
5
Robert Mijac
Don VanSyckel
6
Carole Chi
Joseph Romano
7
[none]
James Perna
8
Antoinette Wallace
Lisa Valerio-Nowc
9
Dana Camphous-Peterson
Barbara Zimmer
10
Harold Haugh
Adam Shane Pelt
11
Mai Xiong
Clifford Frost
12
Michelle Nard
Bill Clift
13
Sarah Ann Lucido
Randell Shafer

In Macomb County, polling places should be staffed by trained election workers abiding by the following rules: 
 

  • Election inspectors may not intimidate or harass voters. 

  • Election inspectors may not disrupt elections through disinformation.

  • Election inspectors may not improperly challenge a voter’s eligibility.

  • Election inspectors do not have discretion to determine who can vote and which ballots count.

  • Election inspectors should complete certain tasks in two-person teams.

  • Election inspectors may not tamper with and/or improperly remove election equipment.

Every polling location should have election inspectors from both parties on the premises. If you encounter any issues that run contrary to the above code of conduct, or if a polling location does not appear to have bipartisan oversight, please call 1-866-OUR-VOTE to report your concerns.

For more information about voting in Macomb County, visit the county website here.

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