Local Candidate Information

The City Election (to elect City Council & Library Board Members) will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

Individuals seeking office for City Council or Library Board must meet the following criteria:

City Council:

  • 21 years of age
  • A resident of the City for at least one year
  • A qualified elector of the City
  • Must obtain not less than 50 nor more than 75 valid signatures of registered voters in the City.

Library Board:

  • A qualified elector of the City
  • Must obtain not less than 40 nor more than 100 valid signatures of registered voters in the City or pay the $100 filing fee.

Candidate information packets, containing the petition forms, will be available at the City Clerk’s Office beginning on January 23, 2023.  The deadline to file petitions to become a candidate for City Council or Library Board is 4:00PM on Tuesday, July 25, 2023. 

If you have any questions about filing for office, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 248.370.9402.