Run for Mayor or Trustee

Information on Running for Mayor or Trustee in the April 2, 2024 Election

 

The following is a summary of the basic requirements associated with the election, a listing of critical election dates, forms required for participation in the election such as the Nomination Petitions will be available at the Town Clerk’s Office on Tuesday, January 2,  2024.

The Town of Lyons Regular Municipal Election will be conducted as a Mail Ballot Election. The designated polling place will be Lyons Town Hall located at 432 5th Ave, with voting hours from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day April 2, 2024. The ballot will ask voters to consider candidates for six Trustee positions and one Mayor. Additionally, citizens may be asked to vote on one or more policy or tax-related questions. The currently seated Board will determine if any ballot questions are to be considered by the voters during the April 2, 2024 election.

Candidates for Trustee and Mayor may begin collecting signatures on nomination petitions beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2024. Any signatures collected prior to this date are not valid. A minimum of ten signatures from registered voters residing within the Town limits is required to establish candidacy. Completed nomination petitions, along with signed and notarized Affidavit of Circulator and Acceptance of Nomination forms are due back to the clerk’s office no later than Monday, January 22, 2024 at 4:30 pm. 

Each candidate will receive a letter indicating the status of his/her petition’s sufficiency. If a petition is not sufficient, additional signatures may be collected on an additional nomination petition packet and filed with the clerk before close of business on Monday, January 29, 2024.

If a candidate chooses to utilize any contributions for campaigning purposes, the candidate needs to comply with the Fair Campaign Practices Act reporting requirements which stipulate that the necessary forms be filed. Candidate, issue, and political committees are required to file regularly scheduled reports of all contributions/loans received and expenditures made regarding any campaign and/or ballot issue or ballot question.

 If you have questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Town Clerk Dolores Vasquez at 303-823-6622 x12, dvasquez@townoflyons.com We wish you all the best in your campaign!


Sincerely,

Dolores Vasquez,  Town Clerk

Maria Marquez Rubio, Deputy Town Clerk