Candidate Election Information


The minimum age for a candidate interested in running for office is any qualified elector/registered voter.  The candidate must have resided in the ward in which they are a candidate for alderman or have one year residency in the municipality preceding the consolidated election if running for the offices of Mayor, Clerk, or Treasurer (the offices for the Mayor, Clerk, and Treasurer for the current administration expire April 30, 2017).  For more information on election processes, go to the State Elections site at

The next consolidated election is scheduled for April 4, 2017 for the office of Mayor, City Clerk, Treasurer, and Alderman.  One alderman will be elected from each of the seven wards.

Philip A. Goodwin
City Clerk


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