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Nominating Petition Information

The City of Palmer will hold a regular election on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

Nominating Period

The nominating period begins on July 20 at 8:00 a.m. and ends July 31 at 4:00 p.m.

  • Two (2) Council Member positions, each with a three (3) year term ending October 2023.

Candidate Qualifications (PMC 18.15.010):
Any person is eligible for city office if the person is a qualified voter of the city and meets state and city requirements for the office.

  1. Candidates for the office of the mayor or council member shall reside in the city and meet the requirements of PMC 2.04.031 or 2.05.020.
  2. Candidates shall provide sufficient proof that they are eligible, or shall be eligible by the date of the election, to be recognized as a candidate for any election.

Nominating Petitions:

Nominating petitions will be furnished to interested candidates and may be filed with the Clerk’s Office (located at 231 W. Evergreen Avenue, Palmer) beginning at 8:00 am on July 20, 2020, and remain available at the City Clerk’s Office (located at 231 W. Evergreen Avenue, Palmer) throughout the nominating period.

To be a viable nominating petition, the petition must contain twenty (20) or more signatures of registered City of Palmer voters (PMC 18.15.020). All candidates must file a nominating petition with the Palmer City Clerk by 4:00 p.m. on July 31, 2020 (PMC 18.15.020).

For further information regarding the Regular City Election, please contact the Palmer City Clerk’s Office at (907) 761-1301.

Click here to download the Nominating Petition Packet for a City Council position!

  • Please note: once you have completed the form, click submit. You will receive an email. Contained within the email is the link to the nominating petition documents. Click on the link to download the documents. You may print and/or save the documents in the same manner as a word document.