Information for Candidates

Nomination Papers for the November 2017 Election


Available:  July 5, 2017
File between August 14 thru August 28, 2017, 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.

11 day reports are due on:October 27, 2017 by 4:30 P.M.
Reporting Period: July 1,2017 thru October 24, 2017.

42 day reports
are due on:December 19 2017 by 4:30 P.M.
Reporting Period: Oct. 25, 2017 thru Dec. 12, 2017.

24 hour report
Campaign termination information
Termination report form

Campaign signs (on the public way)



May not be erected before September 26, 2017.
Must be taken down by November 14, 2017.

All campaign signs and brochures must clearly indicate who paid for and authorized them. Either by the person or committee's address.