Candidate and Filing Information

Information for potential candidates for office on filing requirements, deadlines, qualifications and more.

Elected officials are an important part of St. Louis City's government. Serving as an elected official is a rewarding way to give back to your community and help make St. Louis a stronger city for all of its residents. Below you will find information about filing for each elected office in the city.

Election Dates and Candidate Filing Deadlines
Deadlines for filing to run for office and information on which years each office is up for election

File to Run for Office
Instructions on how to run for office in the City of St. Louis

Obtain a Certificate of Nomination to File for Office
A Certificate of Nomination is required for candidates wishing to file to run for Mayor, Alderman or Comptroller

Filing Requirements for Each Office

Filing Requirements for Alderman or Alderwoman
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing to run for Alderman or Alderwoman

Filing Requirements for Circuit Attorney
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing to run for Circuit Attorney

Filing Requirements for City Treasurer
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing to run for City Treasurer

Filing Requirements for Collector of Revenue
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing to run for Collector of Revenue

Filing Requirements for Committeeman or Committeewoman
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing to run for Committeeman or Committeewoman

Filing Requirements for Comptroller
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing for Comptroller

Filing Requirements for License Collector
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing to run for License Collector

Filing Requirements for Mayor
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing to run for Mayor

Filing Requirements for President of the Board of Aldermen
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing to run for President of the Board of Alderman

Filing Requirements for Recorder of Deeds
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing to run for Recorder of Deeds

Filing Requirements for Sheriff
Qualifications, provisions and procedures for individuals filing to run for Sheriff

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