City of Lake Saint Louis
Candidate Filing Information
Declaration of Candidacy for Office
The City of Lake Saint Louis, Missouri will hold a Municipal Election, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 for the purpose of electing one (1) Alderman to serve a two-year term from each of the City’s three (3) Wards.
Candidate filing for the April 7, 2020 election opens at 8 a.m. Tuesday, December 17, 2019 and closes at 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2020. City Hall office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Qualifications for Alderman:
No person shall be an Alderman unless he or she be at least eighteen (18) years of age, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant and resident of the City for one (1) year next preceding his or her election, and a resident, at the time he or she files and during the time he or she serves, of the ward from which he or she is elected.
Any person wanting to declare their candidacy for office shall file a Notice of Intention to Run with the City Clerk at City Hall, 200 Civic Center Drive, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except that the first day for said filing shall begin at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. Such notice shall set forth the name of the candidate, address, age, length of residence and the office for which they are running. Filing will close at 5 p.m. on January 21, 2020. Only those names of candidates received by 5 p.m. on January 21, 2020 shall be placed on the ballot.
Candidates that file on the first day (December 17, 2019) and the last day (January 21, 2020), their order of filing will be determined by random drawing. Candidates filing from December 18, 2019 through January 20, 2020 will appear on the ballot in the order in which their written declaration of candidacy for office is filed with the City Clerk’s office.
For additional information, please contact Donna Daniel, City Clerk, 200 Civic Center Drive, Lake Saint Louis, MO, phone: 636-625-1200.