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.

2020 Election Dates
     * March 10, 2020 (Definite) Presidential Primary
     * May 5, 2020 (Possible)
     * August 4, 2020 (Definite) Primary
     * November 3, 2020 (Definite) General Election

Candidates Filing for City Offices and Will Appear on the November 3, 2020 General Election Ballot

Councilor at Large  - John Terzano
1st Ward Councilor - Jeff Beilfuss
                                  - Ted May
3rd Ward Councilor - Les Johnson
5th Ward Councilor - Angela Serna
                                  - Wally Cain


                                                TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020

                                              CITY OF LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN


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 is Monday, October 19, 2020.

After this date, anyone who qualifies as an elector may register to vote in person with proof of residency (MCL 168.492) at the 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, October 31, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the following will appear on the ballot:


    For the Purpose of Electing the Following Officers:


    National:                     President and Vice President of the United States

    Congressional:                         Representative in Congress, 1st and 2nd District

    Legislative:                  State Representative, 101st District

    State:                           2 members of State Board of Education, 2 members of Board of Regents

                                        of the University of Michigan, 2 members of Michigan State University                                         Board of Trustees, 2 members of Wayne State University Board of


    County:                       Prosecuting Attorney, Sheriff, County Clerk, County Treasurer, Register

                                        of Deeds, Drain Commissioner, Surveyor and County Commissioners

    Nonpartisan:                Justice of the Supreme Court (2-8 Year Terms), Judge of the Court of

                                        Appeals (2-6 Year Terms, 1 Partial Term), 51st Circuit Court (1-6 Year

                                        Term), 79th District Judge (1-6 Year Term)

    City of Ludington:      City Councilors Wards 1, 3 and 5, Councilor at Large, Treasurer

    School Districts:         Ludington Area Schools – 3 Full 6 Year Terms

    Community College: West Shore Community College – 2 Full 6 Year Terms


    And for the Purpose of Voting on the Following Proposals:


    State Proposal 20-1

    A proposed constitutional amendment to allow money from oil and gas mining on state-owned lands to continue to be collected in state funds for land protection and creation and maintenance of parks, nature areas and public recreation facilities; and to describe how money in those state funds can be spent.


    State Proposal 20-2

    A proposed constitutional amendment to require a search warrant in order to access a person’s electronic data or electronic communications.


    Full text of the proposals and sample ballots may be obtained from the City of Ludington Clerk’s Office, 400 S Harrison St, Ludington, MI 49431, phone (231) 845-6237 or viewed at


    Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the City Clerk’s office.


    Deborah L Luskin

    City Clerk

    City of Ludington


Polling Places

Ward Polling Location
1st Ward
Lakeview School, 502 W Haight St
2nd Ward
Peterson Auditorium High School, 508 N Washington Ave
3rd Ward
Ludington City Hall, 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
  •  Darwin Booher, State Senator, 35th
     720 Farnum Building
    P.O. Box 30036
    Lansing, Michigan 48909-7536
    Phone: 517-373-1725
  •  Curt VanderWall, State Representative 101st District
     S-1385 House Office Building
    P.O. Box 30014
    Lansing, Michigan 48909-7514
    Phone: 517-373-0825