Michigan U.S. House Representative in Congress – 2018

The primary election is August 7, 2018, while the general election will be November 6, 2018.

Candidates seeking a party nomination for the office of U.S. House Representative in Michigan must file an Affidavit of Identity and a partisan nominating petition bearing a minimum of 1,000 valid signatures no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 24, 2018. A FILING FEE OPTION IS NOT AVAILABLE.

The last day voters can register for August primary is July 9, 2018. The last day voters can register for the November general election is October 9, 2018.

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The following candidates in central and northern lower Michigan's 4th and 5th congressional districts have officially filed with the Michigan Secretary of State's office. All are listed in alphabetical order.


Michigan's U.S. 4th Congressional District

Includes all of Clare, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Isabella, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Mecosta, Midland, Missaukee, Montcalm, Osceola, and Roscommon counties and the northern portion of Shiawassee and most of the western portion of Saginaw


Democratic Party Candidate

Jerry Hilliard – Educator, Associate Professor at two Michigan community colleges teaching business and economics


Green Party Candidate


Republican Party Candidate

John Moolenaar, Midland, Michigan's incubant 4th district U.S. House Representative


Michigan's U.S. 5th Congressional District

Includes all of Arenac, Bay, Genesee, and Iosco counties as well as parts of Saginaw and Tuscola counties.







Democratic Party Candidates


Green Party Candidates


Republican Party Candidates


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