Elections for City Council are held every two years with three of the six seats up for election. Election of the Mayor is held every four years. City Council members and the Mayor serve four year terms of office. The next election for City Council seats 1, 3 and 5 and Mayor will occur on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November 2019.
Getting Ready for the 2019 General City Election Information Session
|Seat||Re-election Year||Incumbent||Term (Years)|
|Mayor (1/7/20)||2023||Robert Simison||4|
|Seat 1||2023||Liz Strader||4|
|Seat 2||2021||Joe Borton||4|
|Seat 3||2023||Brad Hoaglun||4|
|Seat 4||2021||Treg Bernt||4|
|Seat 5||2023||Jessica Perreault||4|
|Seat 6||2021||Luke Cavener||4|
A candidate has to declare that he/she is a qualified elector and the qualifications of a registered elector are as follows:
• Resident of City;
• Registered voter;
• Eighteen (18) years old;
• Candidate has to file a completed declaration of candidacy accompanied by (1) a petition of candidacy signed by not less than five (5) registered qualified electors; or (2) a non-refundable filing fee of forty dollars ($40).
The Declaration of Candidacy period is Monday, August 26, 2019 8:00 a.m. through Friday, September 6, 2019 5:00 p.m. The Declaration of Candidacy form must be turned into the Meridian City Clerk’s Office located at 33 E. Broadway Avenue. If the candidate wishes to submit the declaration of candidacy signed by not less than five (5) registered qualified electors, the form must first be verified by the Ada County Elections office located at 400 N. Benjamin Lane prior to submittal at the Meridian City Clerk’s Office. If the candidate wishes to pay the non-refundable filing fee of forty dollars ($40), the form can be submitted directly to the Meridian City Clerk’s Office.
Declaration of Treasurer (C-1 Appointment and Certification of Political Treasurer)
C-2 Campaign Finance Disclosure Report (9 Pages Linked Below)
* If you are filling out multiple pages you will need to fill out the page, print it out, clear it and then fill it out with your second page of data. Typing over the page deletes what you previously entered.