Declaration of Candidacy for 2017 Election

June 1, 2017 9:00 amtoJune 7, 2017 5:00 pm

The Mayoral and 2 Town Board Seats in Charleston Town are up for Election this year.  If you are interested in running the new dates for filing are June 1 – 7.

In order to run you must:

  • Meet all eligibility requirements

1) Have lived in Charleston for at least 1 year

2) Be a registered voter & at least 18 years old

3) Be of sound mind

4) NOT convicted of a Felony, treason, or crime against the elective franchise

  • File a declaration of candidacy, in person, at the Town Clerk’s office.

June 1 –  9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 3 – 5 p.m. by appointment.

June 2 – by appointment.

June 5 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 3 – 5 p.m. by appointment.

June 6 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 3 – 5 p.m. by appointment.

June 7 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 3 – 5 p.m. by appointment.
All the paperwork is provided by the Clerk.  

A Nomination Petition is Also Acceptable

a)     The nominee must meet all eligibility requirement

b)    A signed petition, containing at least 25 resident signatures, must be presented to the Clerk.

c)     Copies of a Nomination Petition Form can be acquired from the Clerk

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