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April 3, 2018 Election
Posted on Friday December 29, 2017
Sign up is open for the April 3rd election for Mayor and Board of Alderman, Ward 1, Ward 2 and Ward 3

In compliance with RSMo Sec. 115.127 (5), notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of the City of Smithville, Clay County, Missouri, that the annual election of officers of the City of Smithville, Missouri, shall be held on the 3rd day of April, 2018, in conformity with RSMo Sec. 79.030. At said election, there shall be elected:

 A Mayor for the full term of two (2) years.

 A member of the Board of Aldermen from the Ward One for the full term of two (2) years.

 A member of the Board of Aldermen from the Ward Two for the full term of two (2) years.

 A member of the Board of Aldermen from the Ward Three for the full term of two (2) years.


All candidates desiring their names on the official ballot in the election aforesaid are hereby notified to file their names in person with the City Clerk of Smithville, Missouri, at the City Hall, 107 W. Main Street, Smithville, Missouri.  The filing hours are 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2017, through Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  The office of the City Clerk will not be open on Saturdays and Sundays or those days designated a holiday by the City of Smithville.

All qualified candidates must be 21 years of age and are hereby notified of the statutory requirement to provide to the City Clerk, at the time of filing, proof of identity such as social security card, Missouri driver's license, or must be recognizable to the City Clerk.

Candidates must have filed the required Campaign Finance Disclosure reports, and the Financial Disclosure Statement for Political Subdivisions (Ethics) for any prior elections before they can file as a candidate for another office. 

All candidates’ names shall appear in the same form in which the candidate is registered to vote except that, when certified by the candidate as a necessary means of identification, the following may be allowed:

 1.  Commonly used nicknames

 2.  Commonly used abbreviations

 3.  Parenthetical reference to married names

 Persons who, after filing their names as candidates, wish to withdraw as such candidate, must file their notice of withdrawal with the City Clerk in the City Clerk's office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

 All candidates must file in person in the City Clerk’s office.  The City Hall opens at 8:00 a.m. in the morning for the public.  A line for filing may be formed in front lobby at that time.





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107 West Main Street   -  
Smithville, MO 64089   -  
Phone: 816-532-3897
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