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City Election Filing Deadline

The next election in the City of New Buffalo will be Tuesday, May 7, 2013, to elect one City Council Member, for a three-year term, ending May 2016.  This position is a non-partisan office.
Any qualified register elector in the City of New Buffalo wishing to become a candidate for City Council Member for the City of New Buffalo shall file with the New Buffalo City Clerk a non-partisan nominating petition signed by not less than twenty five (25) and not more than fifty (50) qualified registered electors of the City of New Buffalo (City Charter, Section 2.10,) no later than 4:00 pm, Eastern Time, on Tuesday, February 12, 2012.  All candidates must submit an Affidavit of Identity in duplicate when filing for office. Candidates who fail to comply with the requirement are ineligible to appear on the ballot.
The last day to register to vote for the May 7, 2013 City Election is Monday, April 8, 2013.  To register to vote, visit any Secretary of State branch office; County, City or Township Clerk’s office.