Information for Candidates


As set forth in the Romulus City Charter, Section 4.1, the elective officers of the City are (a) a Mayor, (b) a City Clerk, (c) a Treasurer, and (d) seven (7) Councilmembers who shall be elected from the City at-large.

Requirements for Candidates:

  • Must be a registered voter in the City of Romulus and a resident of the City for at least one year prior to the filing of nominating petitions
  • Must have sworn to and completed the Affidavit of Identity.
  • Completed a Statement of Candidacy
  • Turn in nominating petitions containing at least 100 signatures and no more than 200 signatures from registered Romulus voters in accordance with the Romulus City Charter.
  • In addition to the above requirements, you must comply with Michigan Campaign Finance reporting requirements through the Wayne County Clerk’s Office.

Campaign Finance

For information regarding Campaign Finance, candidates must contact Wayne County Campaign Finance.

Campaign Finance instructions, forms, and other information are also available through the Michigan Bureau of Elections.

 Local/City Elections will be held in 2025.

For any questions, please contact the Clerk's Office at (734) 942-7540 or email us at [email protected]