Persons interested in running for Smithville Alderman this summer may pick up their qualifying petitions for the city election now.
The Smithville Municipal Election will be held on June 19.. Three aldermen will be elected.. The positions are currently held by Alderman Aaron Meeks, W.J. (Dub) White, and Paul Young. Each term is two years.
The qualifiying deadline is March 15 at 12 noon. Petitions may be picked up at the Election Commission office. The last day to register to vote in the city election is May 21.
Meanwhile, the Alexandria Municipal Election will be held on September 6. Three aldermen will be elected. The qualifying deadline is June 21 at 12 noon. Petitions may be picked up at the Election Commission office beginning March 23. The last day to register to vote is August 8.
To vote in either election, voters must live inside the city limits or they may live elsewhere in DeKalb County and own property within the city limits. The Smithville Charter states the property must be 7500 square feet. Property rights voters must register at the Election Commission office by the registration deadline. Proof of ownership is required.
For more information please contact the Election Commission office at 597-4146.