Nominating petitions can be circulated starting March 1, 2024 and must be filed in the City Finance Office by 5:00 p.m. on March 26, 2024. No person may hold any elected municipal office who is not a qualified voter of the municipality/ward and who has not resided therein at least three months next preceding their election. Municipal nominating petitions are available at the City Finance Office or Secretary of State website. It is recommended to collect signatures above the minimum to allow for any that may be invalid. It is prudent to submit your petition with ample time prior to the deadline to allow you to collect additional signatures if there are not sufficient valid signatures presented on your initial petition.
Voter registration for the County/School/Municipal Election to be held on June 4, 2024 will close at 5:00 p.m. on May 20, 2024. Failure to register by this date will cause forfeiture of voting rights for this election. If a resident is in doubt about whether they are registered, this can be checked at the Voter Information Portal at the Secretary of State website or by calling the Clay County Auditor at 605- 677-7120.
Absentee voting for the June 4, 2024 election will be available at the County Auditor’s office April 19, 2024 (46 days prior to the election).
Any questions on the municipal election may be directed to Katie Redden, Finance Officer at 605-677-7056 or email Katie Redden.