Candidate Information

Important Information for Local Candidates


  • State election Law prohibits campaigning within 100 feet from any doorway used by voters to enter the building in which the polling place is located. Campaigning includes: approaching voters to encourage them to vote for or against a candidate or ballot question; distributing any type of campaign literature or write-in stickers; attempting to collect petition signatures; requesting donations; selling raffle tickets or engaging in similar activities.


Precinct Locations

  • Precinct 1: City Hall - 45 E Long Lake Road
  • Precinct 2: Congregational Church of Birmingham - 1000 Cranbrook Road

Campaign Finance Act

A candidate running for City Office is subject to this Act’s filing requirements. Information and forms are available at the Oakland County Election Department (248) 858-0564 or on the website.