- November 7, 2017: Election Day
- 2017 Election Calendar
*Correction: Previous communication incorrectly lists Ward II as having a city council opening. This has been updated to reflect that the opening is Ward III, not Ward II.
Declared CandidatesAs of 08/17/2017, the following individuals have declared their candidacy for the 2017 election:
- Jose L. Guardiola | Affidavit
- Tawnya Russell | Affidavit
- Jacob Wilson | Affidavit | Committee Registration
- Nicole Frank | Affidavit | Committee Registration
- William Jackson | Affidavit
Becoming a Candidate
Residents interested in elected office must meet the following requirements:
- Citizen of the United States
- 18 years of age or older
- City resident for at least 12 months preceding appointment
- Resident of ward (not applicable for at-large seats) for 25 days immediately preceding appointment
- Cannot be serving a felony conviction (including probation or parole)
- August 8, 2017: Nomination petitions are available for pick up. Petitions must be signed by at least 25 registered electors within the ward or city.
- August 28, 2017: Last day for candidates to submit completed nomination petitions to be placed on the ballot.
- View Ward maps
- Learn more about the election process and past results
Voter ResourcesNeed to register? Moved and want to verify your information? Or perhaps serve as a county election clerk? Check out these resources for your election questions and needs.
- Register to Vote or Verify Voter Information
- Frequently Asked Questions about Elections
- Adams County Clerk and Recorder Elections Department
Citizen-driven initiatives are part of the city's democratic process. The city clerk's office has guidelines consistent with state statute and city charter for residents interested in placing an issue on the ballot or recalling elected officials. Below are guidelines and sample templates.