Tuesday marks deadline to run for office in Raymore

The general municipal election for the City of Raymore’s offices of City Council will be held April 8, 2014. For City Council representation, all four wards will elect one candidate each to serve a two-year term.

At present, the following candidates have filed to appear on this April’s general municipal ballot:

• Ward 1: Jeffrey Stevens (incumbent)
• Ward 2: Derek Moorhead (incumbent)
• Ward 3: Jay Holman
• Ward 4: Sonja Abdelgawad (incumbent); Bob West

Any candidate filing for the office of Mayor or Councilmember must meet all eligibility requirements on-file with the City Clerk’s office and submit a $20 filing fee at the time candidacy is declared.

Candidates may file for the April 2014 general municipal election any time during office hours through January 21. Note that City offices will be closed for holiday observance on Monday, January 20.

For additional information, including the City of Raymore’s current candidacy requirements, call the City Clerk’s office at 816-331-3324.


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