City Elections

City Elections

The City of Ludington conducts elections on each even year for the election of all City officials.  Even Year Primaries are held on the 1st Tuesday following the 1st Monday in August and the Even Year General Election is held on the 1st Tuesday following the 1st Monday in November. 

2022 Election Dates
May 3, 2022  Special Election
August 2, 2022  Primary Election
November 8, 2022  General Election





PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of the City of Ludington who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the City Clerk; the office of the County Clerk; a Secretary of State branch office, or other designated state agency.  Registration forms can be obtained at, and mailed to the City Clerk at 400 S Harrison St., Ludington, MI 49431.  Voters who are already registered may update their registration at

The last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk for the November General Election is Monday, October 24, 2022.

After this date, anyone who qualifies as an elector may register to vote in person with proof of residency (MCL 168.497) at the Ludington City Clerk’s Office, located at 400 S. Harrison St., Ludington, MI 49431 at the following times:

  • Regular business hours:  Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the election will be conducted in all voting wards of the City of Ludington for the purpose of electing candidates for the following office(s):

For the Purpose of Electing the Following Offices:

State:                    Governor & Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General

Congressional:     U.S. Representative in Congress 2nd District

Legislative:           State Senator 32nd District & Representative in State Legislature 102nd District

State Board(s):     Member of the State Board of Education, Regent of the University of Michigan,                               Trustee of Michigan State University, and Governor of Wayne State University

County:                 County Commissioner 1st District

                             County Commissioner 2nd District

Non-Partisan:       Justice of the Supreme Court

                             Judge of Court of Appeals 3rd District – Incumbent Position

                            Judge of Court of Appeals 3rd District – Incumbent Position Partial Term Ending                                01/01/2025

                             Judge of Court of Appeals 3rd District – Non-Incumbent Position

School District:     West Shore Community College Board of Trustees Member

                             Ludington Area Schools Board Member

City:                      Mayor


                             Council Member, 2nd Ward

                             Council Member, 4th Ward

                             Council Member, 6th Ward                 

And for the Purpose of Voting on the Following Proposal(s):

Proposal 22-1

A proposal to amend the state constitution to require annual public financial disclosure reports by legislators and other state officers and change state legislator term limit to 12 total years in legislature.

Proposal 22-2

A proposal to amend the state constitution to add provisions regarding elections.

Proposal 22-3

A proposal to amend the state constitution to establish new individual right to reproductive freedom, including right to make all decisions about pregnancy and abortion; allow state to regulate abortion in some cases; and forbid prosecution of individuals exercising established right.

Full text of the ballot and/or proposals may be obtained at the City of Ludington Clerk’s office, 400 S. Harrison Street, Ludington, Michigan 49431.  Telephone (231) 845-6237.  A sample ballot may be viewed at                     

Absentee ballots are available for all elections; registered voters may contact the local clerk to obtain an application for an absent voter ballot or at

Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the City Clerk’s office at (231) 845-6237.

This notice is given as required by law MCL 168.498.

Deborah L Luskin

City Clerk

City of Ludington

Polling Places

Ward Polling Location
1st Ward
City Hall, Community Room, 400 S Harrison St
2nd Ward
Trinity Evangelical Church, 1212 Monona Drive
3rd Ward
City Hall Council Chambers, 400 S Harrison St
4th Ward
Danish Brotherhood Hall,1014 S Madison St
5th Ward
Ludington Fire Station, 918 E Tinkham Ave
6th Ward
Emanuel Lutheran Church,501 E Danaher St

State of Michigan Voting Resources


Michigan Elected Officials

  • Debbie Stabenow, U.S. Senator
    133 Hart U.S. Senate Office Building
    Washington, D.C. 20510-2203
    Phone: 202- 224-4822
  •  Gary Peters, U.S. Senator
    SRC-2 Russell U.S. Senate Office Building
    Washington, D.C. 20510
    Phone: 202-224-6221
  • Bill Huizenga, Rep. Congressman, 2nd District
    1217 Longworth House Office Building
    Washington, D.C. 20515-2202
    Phone: 202-225-4401
  •  Curt VanderWall, State Senator, 35th
     201 Townsend, Suite 4500
    P.O. Box 30036
    Lansing, Michigan 48909-7536
    Phone: 517-373-1725
  •  Jack O'Malley, State Representative 101st District
     S-1385 House Office Building
    P.O. Box 30014
    Lansing, Michigan 48909-7514
    Phone: 517-373-0825