This is about the michigan government. state or local political

 
This is about the Michigan government. State or Local politicaloffice. School board elections, city council elections, mayoral elections, statelegislative elections, and state-wide elections for Michigan government positions
MUST BE FROM THE CURRENT ELECTION. THIS MUST BE WRITTEN IN PARTS AS SEEN BELOW.
Part IA: The Candidates (2-3 pages)Name your candidate and the office he or she is running for.  Who are/were theother major candidates?  Very, very briefly describe the major candidates. (If therewere many candidates, discuss only two or three major candidates) What were theone or two (three at most) major issues? How did your candidate get nominated orincluded on the ballot? For example, some offices require that candidates getcitizens’ signatures to run, others allow people to pay a fee, for others thecandidates are nominated at a party convention, sometimes there’s a primaryelection, sometimes there isn’t.  Look in the Michigan Manual, your city charter,newspaper articles, ask at your local library for local candidates, also check thecounty or city clerk’s office for specific information—and cite those sources in yourreference list 
Part 1B: The Office (2-3 pages) Describe the office the candidate is seeking. Besure to include the following:1) its powers, (What can the person in this office do?)2) its benefits, (for example salary, health insurance, legal protection)3) its limits, (What is the person in this office prohibited from doing—conflicts ofinterest, etc.), and5) some history of the office (has it been held by the same candidate/party forever– did the position always exist)? For example: when was the city founded, and hasthe mayor always been elected in partisan elections?   6) Also, describe how candidates are elected to this office (partisan or nonpartisanelections, the top vote getters out of a long list, two major candidates facing offagainst each other . . .?  

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