Issues: (1) Whether state legislative candidate qualifications should be
subjected merely to rational-basis review, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit concluded below, or some heightened level of scrutiny, as five other circuits and four state courts of
last resort have held; and (2) whether Michigan’s lifetime term limits — the shortest and harshest in the nation — violate candidates’ and voters’ First and 14th Amendment
Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 1, 2022.
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