Important Election Dates

May 3, 2021 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 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.                
Last date and time to obtain nomination papers.

July 27, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.                
Last date and time to file nomination papers with Board of Registrars for certification of signatures.

August 10, 2021 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 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Last date and time to file objections and/or withdrawal of nomination papers.

August 12, 2021 at 5:01 p.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. Post in City Hall names and residences of candidates as they are to appear on ballot.

August 25, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.
Last date and time to register to vote in Preliminary Election.

September 7, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.
Last date and time for all candidates on Preliminary Election ballot to file pre-preliminary Campaign Finance Reports with City Clerk.

September 8, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.      
Last date and time to request absentee ballot by mail for the Preliminary Election.

September 13, 2021 at 12:00 noon
Last date and time to file application in-person in the office of the City Clerk for absentee ballot for Preliminary Election.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021         
Preliminary Election – Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

September 20, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Last date and time to file recount petition or withdraw from nomination and for filing written acceptance by a write-in or sticker candidate who won in a write-in campaign in the Preliminary Election).

October 13, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.
Last date and time to register to vote in Municipal Election.

October 25, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.
Last date and time for all candidates to file pre-election Campaign Finance Reports with City Clerk.

October 27, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.         
Last date and time to request absentee ballot by mail for Municipal Election.

November 1, 2021 at 12:00 noon
Last date and time to file application in-person in the office of the City Clerk for absentee ballot for Municipal Election.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Municipal Election – Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

November 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.     
Last date and time to file a recount petition.

January 20, 2022 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.