The filing deadline for the June 9, 2020 election is April 6, 2020 at 4:00 PM. The ND Attorney General, Al Jaeger stated that NDCC “sets the number of signatures required for a candidate’s name to appear on the ballot for a position in a political subdivision and that cannot be changed.” If you are filing a petition, you will need to submit the following number of signatures:
- Commissioner (2 open positions for 4 year term): 133 signatures
- Park Board (2 open positions for 4 year term): 128 signatures
- Park Board (1 unexpired 4 year term ending June 30, 2022): 128 signatures
- Municipal Judge (1 open position for 4 year term): 133 signatures
In light of COVID-19, circulators may scan the petition and return it electronically to the candidate. Petitions can be transmitted electronically, along with other required documents to City Auditor, Avis Richter at firstname.lastname@example.org . Petitions may also be dropped off at the north door of City Hall (254 2nd Avenue NE) during regular business hours, please call 845-8121 to let the City Auditor know you’ve dropped off a petition.