ELECTION - CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS FOR CITY COMMISSION
Must be United States citizen. Must be a registered voter on the date of election. Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the city for six months immediately preceding the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot. Must be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election. Has not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court. Has not been finally convicted of a felony from which the candidate has not been pardoned or otherwise. Must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE MAY 2, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION
January 15, 2020 - First day to apply for place on the ballot January 20, 2020 - City Offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King's Birthday February 14, 2020 - Last day to apply for a place on the ballot February 21, 2020 - Last day to with from the ballot must be received by 5:00 p.m. May 2, 2020 - Election Day. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.