Important Election Dates and Information

May 1, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Nomination papers available for candidates. Nomination papers can only be furnished to candidate or individual authorized in writing by candidate to obtain papers on candidate’s behalf. Candidate shall file statement containing candidate’s name, address and office for which he/she will be a candidate before obtaining nomination papers. Statement available at Office of City Clerk.

July 19, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. 
Last date and time to obtain nomination papers.

July 23, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.             
Last date and time to file nomination papers with Board of Registrars for certification of signatures.

August 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Last date and time for Board of Registrars to file nomination papers with City Clerk. Last date and time for candidate to file Statement of Candidacy with City Clerk. Statement of Candidacy is affixed to nomination papers.

August 7, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.           
Drawing by City Clerk for candidate’s position on preliminary ballot if sufficient number of candidates to warrant preliminary election. Drawing to be held in Office of City Clerk.

August 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Last date and time to file objections and/or withdrawal of nomination papers.

August 21, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
Last date and time to register to vote in preliminary election.

September 3, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
Last date and time for all candidates on preliminary ballot to file pre-preliminary Campaign Finance Reports with City Clerk.

September 9, 2019 at 12:00 noon
Last date and time to file application for absentee ballot for Preliminary Election.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019        
Preliminary Election – Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

September 16, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Last date and time to file recount petition or withdraw from nomination (written acceptance required by a write-in or sticker candidate who won in a write-in campaign).

October 16, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
Last date and time to register to vote in Municipal Election.

October 28, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
Last date and time for all candidates to file pre-election Campaign Finance Reports with City Clerk.

November 4, 2019 at 12:00 noon
Last date and time to file application for absentee ballot for Municipal Election.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Municipal Election – Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

November 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.     
Last date and time to file a recount petition.

January 20, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.
Last date and time for all candidates, incumbents and past candidates with outstanding balance or liabilities to file year-end Campaign Finance Reports with City Clerk.