Filing for Office


Notice of Filing Period - Special Election 

A Special Election within the City of Concord will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

Interested parties wishing to file to run for Ward Ten City Councilor and/or At Large City Councilor, for terms to expire December 31, 2019 may do so from January 4, 2019 through January 14, 2019.  Candidates wishing to file by petition have until January 18, 2019 to do so.  One candidate will be elected to fill each of the current vacancies.

The filing fee to run for City Council member is $5.  Filings are accepted at the City Clerk's Office during the noted filing period. The City Clerk's Office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with extended hours until 6:00 p.m. on Thursdays. The City Clerk's Office will be open and taking filings until 5 p.m. on the last day of filing.

Notice of Filing Period - Municipal Election

Municipal elections within the City of Concord are held every two years. The next municipal election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Interested parties wishing to file for municipal office, Mayor, City Councilor, or Ward Official for the November 5, 2019 Municipal Election may do so from September 6, 2019 through September 16, 2019. Candidates wishing to file by petition have until September 20, 2019 to do so. Filings are taken at the City Clerk's Office.

The filing fee to run for Mayor or City Council member is $5. The filing fee to run for a ward official position is $1. Filings are accepted at the City Clerk's Office during the noted filing period,  The City Clerk's Office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with extended hours until 6:00 p.m. on Thursdays. The City Clerk's Office takes filings until 5 p.m. on the last day of filing.

Filings are taken for:

  • Mayor: Two-year term
  • Ward Councilor: Two-year term
  • Councilor-At-Large: Four-year term
  • Ward Moderator: Two-year term
  • Ward Clerk: Two-year term
  • Supervisor of the Checklist: Six-year term

Please contact the City Clerk's Office at 603-225-8500 with any questions.