The election of city officials shall be conducted in all respects as provided by the laws of Kansas governing the holding of city elections.
(K.S.A. 25-2101 et seq.; Code 2012)
At all city elections the polls shall be open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m., unless different hours are set and publicly announced by the county election officer.
(K.S.A. 25-2111; K.S.A. 26-206; Code 2012)
(a) The term of office for newly elected city officials shall commence with and include the regular meeting on the second Monday in January following certification of the election by the county election officer.
(b) Every person elected or appointed to city office, before entering upon the duties of such office, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation as specified in K.S.A. 54-106, and amendments thereto, and every such oath or affirmation shall be filed with the city clerk.
(K.S.A. 25-2120; Code 2012; Ord. 933)
(a) Those governing body positions with terms expiring in April 2017, shall expire on the second Monday in January of 2018, when the city officials elected in the November 2017 general election take office. Those governing body positions with terms expiring in April 2019, shall expire on the second Monday in January of 2020, when the city officials elected in the November 2019 general election take office.
(b) General elections shall take place on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday in November 2017. Succeeding elections will be held every two years for all such governing body positions whose terms have expired. A mayor and two council members shall be elected at one election, and the remaining three council members shall be elected at the succeeding election. The mayor and all council members shall have four year terms.
(C.O. No. 1; Code 2012; C.O. No. 8)
In accordance with K.S.A. 25-205, and amendments thereto, any person may become a candidate for city office elected at large by having had filed on their behalf, a nomination petition or a declaration of candidacy, accompanied by any fee required by law. The nomination petition must be signed by two percent of the qualified electors of the City of Moundridge.
(K.S.A. 25-205; K.S.A. 25-21a01; K.S.A. 25-2110; C.O. No. 8)