Those seeking to run for local political office in the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election may pick-up candidate packets from the City Clerk at the Administration Office (second floor) beginning Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Seven (7) Aldermanic seats one (1) for each of the seven (7) Wards, are up for election.
The first date to circulate petitions for candidacy is Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
Candidate filing will take place Monday, December 10, 2018 thru Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Administration Office (second floor) in City Hall, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. If multiple candidates running for the same office are in position at the open of business (8:30 a.m.) on Monday, December 10, 2018 they will file simultaneously and a lottery will be used to determine ballot placement. If multiple candidates from the same Ward file within the last hour of filing (4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday, December 17th) they will be considered filed simultaneously and a lottery will be used to determine ballot placement.