On November 8, 2016, the City of Weston Lakes will go to the polls to elect the positions of three (3) Council Members for a two (2) year term and a Marshal for a one (1) year term.
If you wish to run for these positions, you can pick up a “Candidate Packet” with an application for a place on the ballot at the Weston Lakes City offices in Simonton City Hall during regular office hours (Monday-Wednesday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.) beginning July 23, 2016.
Applications must be filed with the City Secretary by 5 p.m. on August 22, 2016. Write-in
candidates may declare between July 23, 2016 and August 22, 2016. (In order to be a write-in candidate one must have registered in the same way as regular candidates with the exception of paying a filing fee and having extra days to file the paperwork. The name must appear on the official ballot.)
To be eligible for municipal office, a candidate must be a US citizen, 18 years of age or older, have not been found mentally incompetent or convicted of a felony and have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the city for 6 months preceding the deadline for filing.
Please be sure you are registered at your present address in order to vote in this election.
The last day to register to vote in time for the municipal election is October 11, 2016.