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Posted on: November 20, 2018

City Council Election Filing for April 2, 2019 Election

Blue Springs, Mo. – The City of Blue Springs will hold an election on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, for the purpose of electing the following:

Councilman – District 1 – three-year term

Councilman – District 2 – three-year term

Councilman – District 3 – three-year term

Declaration of Candidacy Forms and instructions for filing procedures are available beginning Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 at 8 a.m. in the office of the City Clerk, Blue Springs Public Safety Building, 1100 SW Smith Street, Blue Springs, Mo.

Candidates may file for such office during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday) starting at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, and ending at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in the office of the City Clerk, Blue Springs Public Safety Building, 1100 SW Smith Street, Blue Springs, Mo.

A random number drawing process will be used to determine the placement of candidate names on the April 2, 2019 ballot. On Dec. 11, 2018, the first day of filing, candidates shall report to the Clerk’s office, submit their required filing documents, and draw a number. At the close of the first day of filing (5 p.m., Dec. 11, 2018), candidates who have filed for office that day shall have their name listed in ascending order of the numbers drawn. That is, the candidate who draws the lowest number will have his/her name appear first on the ballot, the second lowest will be second and so on. On the second day and through the last day of election filing on Jan. 15, 2019, the names of candidates shall be added in the order received.

Candidates having filed and desiring to withdraw such candidacy shall appear in person before the City Clerk on or before 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, and execute and deliver to the City Clerk a proper withdrawal of such candidacy.

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