Elections for City Council are held every two years with two of the four seats up for election. Election of the Mayor is held every four years. City Council members and the Mayor serve four year terms of office. The next election for City Council seats 2 and 4 will occur on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November 2013.
MAYOR & COUNCIL INCUMBENT LIST & ELECTION DATE
Seat Re-election Year Incumbent Terms
Mayor 2015 Tammy de Weerd 4 Years
Seat 1 2015 David Zaremba 4 Years
Seat 2 2013 Brad Hoaglun 4 Years
Seat 3 2015 Charlie Rountree 4 Years
Seat 4 2013 Keith Bird 4 Years
A candidate has to declare that he/she is a qualified elector and the qualifications of a registered elector are as follows:
Resident of City
Eighteen (18) years old
Candidate has to file a completed declaration of candidacy accompanied by (1) a petition of candidacy signed by not less than five (5) registered qualified electors; or
(2) a non-refundable filing fee of forty dollars ($40).
The Declaration of Candidacy period is Monday, August 26, 2013 8:00 a.m. thru Friday, September 6, 2013 5:00 p.m. The Declaration of Candidacy form must be turned into the Meridian City Clerk's Office located at 33 E. Broadway Avenue. If the candidate wishes to submit the declaration of candidacy signed by not less than five (5) registered qualified electors, the form must first be verified by the Ada County Elections office located at 400 N. Benjamin Lane prior to submittal at the Meridian City Clerk's Office. If the candidate wishes to pay the non-refundable filing fee of forty dollars ($40) then the form is submitted directly to the Meridian City Clerk's Office.
Click "HERE" to view the 2013 General Election Calendar.