The next General Election takes place on May 1, 2021, for Council Place Nos. 1, 3 and 5. Scroll below for voter qualifications and election resources.

Important dates

  • April 1: Last day to register to vote in May 1 General Election
  • April 20: Last day for County to receive applications for by-mail ballots
  • April 19-24: Early voting
  • April 26-27: Early voting
  • May 1: Election day

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Voter qualifications

To be considered a qualified voter in a City election, a person must: 

  • Be 18 years of age or older on the day of the election
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court
  • Not have been finally convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, must have: been fully discharged of his sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court; or been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote
  • Be a resident of the city on the day of the election
  • Be a registered voter on the day of the election

Election resources