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2017 Local Election
Positions Up For Election
City Commission
    3 positions currently held by Paul Bauer, Marcus Kastler and Chris Williams

Coffeyville Community College Board of Trustees
U.S.D. 445 School Board
Filing Deadline
The deadline to file for local offices is 12 noon, Thursday, June 1, 2017

Filing Location
Candidates for City Commission, CCC Board of Trustees and U.S.D. 445 School Board file in the County Clerk's Office, Court House, Independence.

Important Dates
Filing deadline - 12 noon Thursday, June 1, 2017
Primary Election (if needed) - Tuesday, August 1, 2017*
General Election - Tuesday, November 7, 2017

*A Primary election is held if there are more than three times the number of candidates as there are positions up for election. 

City Commission Filing Information
A person is eligible to file for a Commission seat if they are a qualified elector of the City of Coffeyville, meaning they are registered to vote and live in Coffeyville. 

The filing fee is $70.  Montgomery County receives $20 and $50 is sent to the Governmental Ethics Commission.

In lieu of the $20 fee to Montgomery County, a petition may be filed.

Applicants are required to submit a Candidate's Declaration of Intention form when they file as well as a Statement of Substantial Interests For Local Office form. 

Election filing forms

Petition - used in lieu of $20 County filing fee

Length of Terms
The two candidates receiving the most votes in the general election will serve four-year terms.  The third top vote getter will serve a two-year term.

Contact Montgomery County Clerk, 620-330-1200