Click on link above for more information for Election Day April 6, 2021(General Municipal Election).
Ward I -Samantha Deaton
Ward I-Stephen Esterline
Ward II-Rocky Compton
Ward III-JIm Clemmons
All positions are for a one year term. Vote for one candidate per Ward. Next year these positions will be voted on for a four year term. The Term of office changed in 2019 by a vote of the citizens.
ELECTION NOTICE APRIL 6, 2021
LEGAL NOTICE FOR APRIL GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
NOTICE OF OFFICES TO BE FILLED AT THE REGULAR ELECTION OF THE CITY OF BATTLEFIELD.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the legal voters of the City of Battlefield, Missouri, that the regular election will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, for the following offices:
One Alderman for Ward One for a one year term
One Alderman for Ward Two for a one year term
One Alderman for Ward Three for a one year term
All persons who wish to be shown on the ballot as candidates for the above offices must file a declaration of candidacy with the City Clerk at City Hall, 5434 S. Tower Drive in Battlefield, Missouri during regular business hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday - Friday. NOTE: The first day for filing is December 15, 2020, to begin at 8:00 a.m. Filing will close at 5:00 p.m. on January 19, 2021. The office of the City Clerk will not be open on Saturdays and Sundays or those days designated as a holiday by the City of Battlefield. Please keep in mind during this time of year, City Hall may be closed should inclement weather occur. Candidates will be listed on the ballot in the order in which they file. Special Note: Please make sure your voter registration has been updated. Ward Maps are available at the City Clerk’s office. all candidates must file an affidavit form 5120 Candidate’s Affidavit of Tax Payments and Bonding Requirements stating that they are not delinquent in the filing or payment of any state income taxes, personal property taxes, municipal taxes, or real property taxes on the place of residence stated on the declaration of candidacy, nor is the candidate a past or present officer of any fee office which owes any taxes to the state, other than those taxes subject to a formal dispute. Candidates must comply with all prevailing laws concerning eligibility and campaign financing. Please Note: The City of Battlefield changed the terms of office from two years to four years in April 2019. The Wards referenced above are for a one year term so, that these three offices are set for election to four year terms beginning in April 2022. The City has passed an ordinance to allow for this one year transition.
Candidates for April 6, 2021 Election must fill out a 5120 form a copy will need to be provided to the City Clerk when filling out their election paperwork.
All Candidates must file a declaration of Candidacy with the City Clerk at City Hall (5434 S. Tower Drive, Battlefield, MO 65619). Phone number to City Clerk is 417.883.5840 x102.
First day to File for the April 6, 2021 Election is December 15, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. at City Hall. Last day to file for the election is January 19, 2021 at 5 p.m.
Terms of office are 4 years this changed with the last election (April 2019). See City Ordinances for qualifications for Mayor and Aldermen positions. You may only file during regular business hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday-Friday unless their is a holiday or inclement weather. Your voter registration must be up to date. Candidates must comply with all prevailing laws concerning eligibility and campaign financing.
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