The City of Ferguson, Missouri, will hold an election on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, for the office of Mayor for a 3 year term. Any person wanting to file a declaration of candidacy for this office must submit a signed petition.
CITY OF FERGUSON CANDIDATE PETITIONS
AVAILABLE – NOVEMBER 1, 2019
ELECTION NOTICE – APRIL 7, 2020
The City of Ferguson, Missouri, will hold an election on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, for the office of Mayor for a 3 year term. Any person wanting to file a declaration of candidacy for this office must also submit a petition signed by at least 50 and not more than 75 registered voters. The petition forms are now available in the City Clerk’s office and may be picked up at any time during regular office hours.
The petitions may be submitted upon the filing of a declaration of candidacy but must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on January 21, 2020, and must be accompanied by a $10.00 filing fee, which will be returned if the candidate receives at least 5% of the votes in the election.
The petitions and declarations of candidacy must be filed with the City Clerk at Ferguson City Hall, 110 Church Street. Under State Law, declarations of candidacy will be accepted starting on the opening date for filing and will not be accepted after the last date for filing. Candidate filing for the Ferguson City Council will open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, which date is the sixteenth Tuesday before the election. Candidate filing will close at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, which date is the eleventh Tuesday before the election. For further information, please call the City Clerk at 524-5152.