Municipal Elections

Candidate information on municipal elections

Municipal Election Dates

  • The Primary Municipal Election in the City of St. Louis is held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March in each odd-numbered year.
  • The General Municipal Election in the City of St. Louis is held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April in each odd-numbered year.

Filing Dates

  • Filing for municipal offices opens at 8:00 A.M. on the date that is 100 days prior to the date of the applicable Primary Municipal Election.
  • Filing for municipal offices closes at 5:00 P.M. on the date that is 60 days prior to the date of the applicable Primary Municipal Election.
  • A person who files a Declaration of Candidacy for a Primary Municipal Election may withdraw as a candidate up to 5:00 P.M. on the date that is 50 days prior to the date of such Primary Municipal Election.

Offices to be Filled

  • A mayor, comptroller and an alderman/woman from each odd-numbered ward will be elected at the General Municipal Election held in April, 2021, and every four years thereafter.
  • A president of the Board of Aldermen and an alderman/woman from each even-numbered ward will be elected at the General Municipal Election held in April, 2019, and every four years thereafter.

Filing Requirements

Filing requirements for the following municipal offices:

More information on How to File for Office for the Non-Partisan March 2021 Primary Election.

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