***Updated 11/17/15 at 12:00 p.m.***
As of the date above, the following people have returned petitions to run for open City Council seats in the April 2016 election:
- Victor Gunn, Ward 3
- Robbie Guard, Ward 4
- Patrick Koetting, Ward 4
- Bob Fox, Ward 5
Should additional potential candidates return their petitions to City Hall by 5 p.m. today (Nov. 17), a primary election would not be needed. The General Election is scheduled for April 5, 2016.
Two potential candidates in each of the three open wards have picked-up petitions to run for Council, but only four have officially filed. Candidates must file before 5 p.m. on Nov. 17 to appear on the 2016 ballot(s). For more on the rules and distinctions, visit cityofcape.org/citycouncil.
These residents have already started the nominating process to become a City Council member:
- Victor Gunn – Ward 3 (Incumbent)*
- Dustin Masterson – Ward 3
- Patrick Koetting – Ward 4*
- Robbie Guard – Ward 4*
- Lindsay Baker – Ward 5
- Bob Fox – Ward 5*
(*Candidates who have filed a petition)