Apportionment Commission

The Muskegon County Apportionment Commission will have a work session on: 


Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Time: 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Place: Muskegon County Hall of Justice
Board of Commissioner's Room, 4th Floor
990 Terrace Street
Muskegon, MI  49442 

This meeting is open to the public.
Nancy A. Waters, Muskegon County Clerk

Muskegon County Apportionment Plan Review Dashboard

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The Muskegon County Apportionment Commission, with assistance from Muskegon County GIS has released an interactive online application for reviewing the apportionment plans being considered.   This viewer allows users to view plans, received details about proposed commissioner district populations and submit comments about various plans.  To view the application, CLICK HERE or the image of the dashboard to the left.  

American disability act policy for access to open meetings of the Muskegon County Apportionment Commission:

The County of Muskegon will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities who want to attend the meeting upon 24-hours notice to the Muskegon County Clerk. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Muskegon County Clerk by writing or calling: Michael E. Kobza Hall of Justice, 990 Terrace Street, 1st Floor, Muskegon, MI  49442 - (231)724-6316.


Note:  Please be advised that the information below is from the 2010 census.  We will be meeting this year, (2021) to do apportionment for the next 10 years using the 2020 census data and we will post updates here.

On May 11, 2011, the Muskegon County Apportionment Commission adopted Plan 9 to 3 to establish nine commission districts. All required documents supporting Plan 9 to 3 were sent to the Secretary of State, Bureau of Elections, by Certified mail on Friday, May 20th and signed for on Monday May 23, 2011.

Helpful Documents

County Commission Districts

According to State Law, the Muskegon County Apportionment Commission is responsible for establishing County Commission districts within the County every 10 years after the census has been completed. The County Apportionment Commission consists of the County Clerk, the County Treasurer, the Prosecuting Attorney, and the statutory County chairperson of each of the two political parties whose candidates for Secretary of State received the most votes in the last election for that office. In Muskegon County it is the Democratic Party and Republican Party./