Lansing MI Elections

Information for Candidates

You can find information about how to run for office and other campaign-related services as well as results from past elections.

Candidate and Campaign Information

City Offices to be elected in 2023

  • Council Member-At-Large (Two Positions)
  • First Ward Council Member
  • Third Ward Council Member

Terms to expire 01/01/2028

City Primary:  Tuesday, August 8, 2023

City General Election: Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Requirements for Candidates

  • Must be a registered voter in the City of Lansing and a resident of the city for one year prior to January 1, 2024
  • A candidate for a Ward office shall be a resident of that ward.
  • Must have sworn to the Candidate Qualification and Eligibility Affidavit.
  • In addition to the above requirements, you must comply with Michigan Campaign Finance reporting requirements through the Ingham County Clerk’s Office.

Filing Instructions DEADLINE FOR 2023 IS APRIL 25 @ 4:00 PM

List of City Office Candidates