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Public Notice of Municipal Election & Candidate Filing Dates

In accordance with State law and Ordinances of the City of Sedalia, Missouri. The General Municipal Election for 2024 will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2024.

New Filing Deadlines

  • Opening Date for Filing: Tuesday, December 5, 2023
  • Closing Date for Filing: Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Declaration of Candidacy may be filed with the Office of the City Clerk, 200 S. Osage, Sedalia, Mo. on December 5, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and thereafter Monday thru Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., excluding the following days when City Hall is officially closed: December 22, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. and all day December 25, 2023.

Offices Up for Election

  • Councilman – 1st Ward (2-year term expiring April 2026)
  • Councilman – 2nd Ward (2-year term expiring April 2026)
  • Councilman – 3rd Ward (2-year term expiring April 2026)
  • Councilman – 4th Ward (2-year term expiring April 2026)

Candidate Qualifications

Councilman Qualifications per State Statute 77.060: No person shall be Councilman unless he or she is at least twenty-one years of age prior to taking office, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant of the City for one year next preceding his or her election, and a resident of the ward from which he or she is elected six months next preceding his or her election. Whenever there is a tie in the election of a Councilman, the matter shall be determined by the Council.

  • Petition required with 25 signatures of registered voters of the ward, but encouraged to get more. Forms are available below.
  • Filing fee for Councilman is $50.00.

If you are looking for information about Wards and Precincts, view the Ward and Precinct map for details.

Petition Signature Forms

Per State Statute and City Ordinance, candidates desiring to run for the office of City Councilman are required to obtain petition signatures. Each specific petition is provided below with the correlating number of signature requirements listed within each form: