“We always want to help our citizens understand more about the process if they’re considering a run,” McLeod said, “and we are very proud of having provided this civic education to anyone new to local elections over the years.
Coeur d’Alene has three council seats and the position of mayor up for election this November. Candidates for a City elected office are required to file a “Declaration of Candidacy” with the City Clerk, accompanied by either a nonrefundable filing fee of $40 or a “Petition of Candidacy” signed by at least five qualified city electors. Deadline to file is 5 p.m. September 8.
For more information on local elections, how to file, or how to contact the City Clerk’s Office, visit www.cdaid.org/elections.