Information for Candidates

Nomination Papers for the November 2019 Election

Available:  July 1, 2019
File between August 12 by 9:00 A.M. thru August 26, 2019, Deadline 4:30 P.M.

It is recommended that candidate not wait until the deadline to turn in petitions. This allows time to gather more signatures if necessary in order to qualify as a candidate.

The petition circulator must witness the signatures of each person who signs. Petitions may not be left in stores, etc. to be picked up later.

All nomination papers must be notarized before bringing them to the City Clerk. City Clerk's office cannot notarize these documents.

You shall register your name and the name of your treasurer with the City Clerk no later than 10 days after becoming a candidate or before accepting contributions, making expenditures or incurring obligations.

Campaign Finance Reports

Information and reports for current year candidates AND previous year candidates with surplus funds.

 42 day Pre Election reports are due on: September 24, 2019 by 4:30 P.M.
Reporting Period: Beginning of campaign(or previous election report)-September 17, 2019.

 11 day reports are due on:October 25, 2019 by 4:30 P.M.
Reporting Period: September 18, 2019 - October 22, 2019.

42 day reports
are due on:December 17, 2019 by 4:30 P.M.
Reporting Period: Oct. 23, 2019 thru Dec. 10, 2019.

24 hour report Reporting Period -October 23 through November 4, 2019 ( Any single contribution or expense of $1,000.00 or more must be reported within 24 hours.)
Campaign termination information
Termination report form

Campaign signs (on the public way)

  Can be put up for a total of 12 weeks (each sign must be dated)
All campaign signs and brochures must clearly indicate who paid for and authorized them. Either by the person or committee's address.