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Candidate Filing For April Election Begins Today

Both Wentzville and Lake Saint Louis will elect three aldermen, and Lake Saint Louis will elect a mayor. The Wentzville School Board will fill two seats.

Candidate filing for the April 2, 2013 election begins Tuesday, Dec. 11 and runs until Jan. 15 for Lake Saint Louis and Wentzville municipal elections and the Wentzville School Board.

City of Wentzville

Filing for municipal office in Wentzville begins today, Tuesday, Dec. 11. Filing will remain open until Tues., Jan. 15.

Wentzville City Hall is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and will be closed on Mon., Dec. 24 for Christmas Eve, Tues., Dec. 25 for Christmas Day and Tues., Jan. 1, for the New Year's holiday.

The city will hold its municipal election Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

One judge will be elected for a two-year term. Candidates for judge must be between 21 and 75 years of age; must be a licensed attorney, qualified to practice law within the State of Missouri; and must be a resident of St. Charles County at the time of his/her election

On the Board of Aldermen, one seat in each of the city's three wards is up for reelection. Aldermen serve two-year terms.

The open seats and their current representative are:

  • Ward 1 — currently held by Cheryl Kross
  • Ward 2 — currently held by Chris Gard
  • Ward 3 — currently held by Michael Hays, who was appointed by Mayor Nick Guiccione to fill a vacancy.

Qualifications for Wentzville Board of Aldermen:

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must be an inhabitant and resident of the city for one year preceding the election and a resident of the ward where he/she hopes to serve at the time of filing
  • Must be a qualified city voter.

All candidates for any municipal office shall not be in arrears for unpaid city taxes. There is a $25 filing fee for city office.

City of Lake Saint Louis

Filing for municipal office in Lake Saint Louis begins today, Tuesday, Dec. 11. Filing will remain open until Tues., Jan. 15.

Lake Saint Louis City Hall is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and will be closed on Mon., Dec. 24 for Christmas Eve, Tues., Dec. 25 for Christmas Day and Tues., Jan. 1, for the New Year's holiday. The clerk's office will open at 8 a.m. on the first day of filing, Dec. 11, only.

The city will hold its municipal election Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

The city will be electing a candidate to serve a four-year term for the office of mayor. Qualifications for that office include: at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the City at the time of, and for at least one year next preceding, his/her election.

The office of mayor is currently held by Mike Potter.

The city will also be electing one Alderman to serve a two-year term from each of the city's three wards. Qualifications for alderman are: at least 21 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant and resident of the City for one year next preceding his/her election, and a resident, at the time he/she files and during the time he/she serves, of the ward from which he/she is elected. 

The open seats and their current representative are:

  • Ward 1 — currently held by Tony Zito
  • Ward 2 — currently held by Kathy Schweikert
  • Ward 3 — currently held by George Rich

Wentzville School District

Two three-year positions are open on the Wentzville Board of Education. Pat Hacker and Dale Schaper's terms expire in April.

Candidates can file at the district administration offices. Business hours are as follows:

  • Dec. 11: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 12, 2012 - Jan. 14, 2013: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Jan. 15, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Filing will end on Jan. 15.

The district offices are closed: Dec. 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31 and Jan. 1, as well as days that the district is closed due to inclement weather.

Qualifications:

  • Citizen of the United State of America
  • a resident taxpayer of the Wentzville School District
  • 24 years of age
  • Eligible to hold office in accordance with Missouri law. 
  • Not serving a sentence or period of probation for a felony or a crime or have pled guilty or been convicted of election law violations
  • Not registered or required to be registered as a sex offender under Missouri law.
  • Have resided in Missouri for a minimum of one year preceding the election

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