MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION
THE NEXT MUNICIPAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD ON: NOVEMBER 7, 2017
MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION
The City of Woodstock will hold a Municipal General Election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 7 am to 7 pm at the Woodstock Public Library to fill the office of Mayor (Incumbent: Donnie Henriques); Council Member, Ward 1 (Incumbent: Warren Johnson); Council Member, Ward 3 (Incumbent: Bob Mueller); and Council Member Ward 5 (Incumbent: Bud Leonard). Those elected will serve a four-year term beginning January 1, 2018. Anyone desiring to run for one of these offices may qualify in the office of the City Clerk at the Woodstock Annex – 12453 Hwy 92 on:
Monday, August 21st from 8:30 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 5 pm;
Tuesday, August 22nd from 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 5 pm; and
Wednesday, August 23rd from 8 am 12 pm and 1 pm to 5 pm
The non-refundable qualifying fee is $360 for Mayor and $270 for Council Member.
Voter Registration Deadline is October 10th. Register to vote online -
For Council: Be a resident of the City of Woodstock in the ward in which you are qualifying for one year as of the date of the election.
For Mayor: Be a resident of the City of Woodstock for one year as of the date of the election.
Be a registered voter.
All public monies must be accounted for.
Candidate must never have been convicted and sentenced for fraudulent violation of election laws; malfeasance in office; or felony involving moral turpitude or conviction of domestic violence under the laws of this State or any other State of the United States, or that the candidate’s civil rights have been restored and at least ten years have elapsed from the date of completion of the sentence without a subsequent conviction of another felony involving moral turpitude.
Candidate must complete a Financial Disclosure Statement; Notice of Candidacy; Campaign Committee and/or Campaign Contribution forms.
Candidate must pay the appropriate qualifying fee or file a pauper’s affidavit.
Before potential candidates take any campaign contributions they must file with the City Clerk a DOI
(Declaration of Intent)
to accept such contributions. All contributions must be accounted for in writing as to who gave the contribution, the amount (no matter how small), the date received and whether it was cash, check or in-kind contribution, otherwise it is an anonymous contribution and is illegal.