Notice is hereby given that the St. Louis County Board of Election Commissioners will conduct candidate filing for the following offices to be elected April 4, 2017:
City of Bel-Ridge, Alderman Ward 1: 2 Year Term
City of Bel-Ridge, Alderman Ward 2: 2 Year Term
City of Bel-Ridge, Alderman Ward 3: 2 Year Term
City of Crystal Lake Park, Alderman Ward 1: 2 Year Term
City of Crystal Lake Park, Alderman Ward 2: 2 Year Term
City of Oakland, Mayor: 2 Year Term
City of Oakland, Alderman Ward 1: 2 Year Term
City of Oakland, Alderman Ward 2: 2 Year Term
(Candidates for any other office to be elected on April 4, 2017 shall file with their respective municipal clerk/board secretary.
Filing will open December 13, 2016 at 8:00 AM and close January 17, 2017 at 5:00 PM. Filing will otherwise take place during the normal Election Board business hours. The Election Board will be closed on December 15th, December 26th, 2016 and January 2nd, 2017. The Election Board office may also close as a result of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances. The Election Board office is located at 12 Sunnen Drive St. Louis, MO 63143. Normal office hours are 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday thru Friday.
At the time of filing, a copy of a notarized affidavit declaring no delinquency of local and state taxes shall be provided. The affidavit form can be found online at http://dor.mo.gov/forms/5120.pdf
or may be picked up at the Election Board office prior to filing. It is the responsibility of the filer to submit the original affidavit to the Missouri Department of Revenue.
Statutory Qualifications for Mayor in a 4th Class City:
79.080. No person shall be mayor unless he be at least twenty-five years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the city at the time of and for at least one year next preceding his election.
Statutory Qualifications for Alderman in a 4th Class City:
79.070. No person shall be an alderman unless he or she is at least eighteen years of age, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant and resident of the city for one year next preceding his or her election, and a resident, at the time he or she files and during the time he or she serves, of the ward from which he or she is elected.