Candidate filing for local elections will be open from Tuesday, Dec. 11, until Tuesday, Jan. 15. Election day is April 2, 2013, for municipal, school board and other local races.
Generally, candidates can file during normal business hours at the appropriate office (city hall, fire station, etc.) except on holidays. Candidates must live in the district, subdistrict or ward of the race they are filing for. Some offices require older ages or longer residency in the represented district than others. Candidates cannot have pleaded guilty to or have been convicted of a felony.