Welcome to the City of Caldwell's Election Page. Below you will find information on both the voting and candidacy aspects of CITY ELECTIONS ONLY. The Canyon County Clerk is the Chief Elections Officer. Canyon County registers voters, maintains a database of registered voters, and conducts county, state and national elections. More information is available on Canyon County's elections page. For information on statewide elections or state reporting requirements, visit http://www.idahovotes.gov/ or call the Secretary of State's office at (208) 334-2852.
Elections for the City Council seats are held every two years with three of the six City Council positions on the ballot. Election of the Mayor is held ever four years. City Council members and the Mayor serve four year terms of office. The next City General Election will be held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November, 2015. The upcoming election will be held for City Council Seats 4, 5, and 6.
Requirements for candidates for city elected offices:
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- The primary residence must be within the City of Caldwell and the candidate must be a resident of the City of Caldwell for at least 30 days.
- The address of the candidate's voter registration must match the residence address.
MAYOR AND COUNCIL INCUMBENT LIST AND ELECTION DATE
|Mayor||2017||Garret L. Nancolas||4|
|Seat 1||2017||Mike Pollard||4|
|Seat 2||2017||Dennis Callsen||4|
|Seat 3||2017||Rob Hopper||4|
|Seat 4||2015||Shannon Ozuna||4|
|Seat 5||2015||Jeremy Feucht||4|
The Declaration of Candidacy period is Monday, August 24, 2015 (8:00 a.m.) through Friday, September 4, 2015 (5:00 p.m.). The Declaration of Candidacy form must be turned into the Caldwell City Clerk's Office located at 411 Blaine Street. The form (signed by not less than five (5) registered qualified electors) must first be verified by the Canyon County Elections Office located at 1102 E. Chicago prior to submittal at the Caldwell City Clerk's Office. If the candidate wishes to pay the non-refundable filing fee of forty dollars ($40) rather than gaining the five (5) registered qualified electors, then the form can be submitted directly to the Caldwell City Clerk's Office.
Declaration of Candidacy packets will be available at the upcoming Elections Training session scheduled for Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. (Caldwell Public Library - Community Room) or at the City Clerk's Office located at 411 Blaine Street. The Candidate must declare which City Council seat they are seeking at the time of obtaining the packet.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015: ELECTION DAY
Polls open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
CAMPAIGN FINANCE DISCLOSURE REPORT - #1: October 10 Pre-General - Due October 10, 2015
CAMPAIGN FINANCE DISCLOSURE REPORT - #2: 7-Day Pre-General - Due October 27, 2015
48-Hour Notice: Within 48 hours after receipt of$1,000 or more contribution - October 19-October 31, 2015
CAMPAIGN FINANCE DISCLOSURE REPORT - #3: 30-Day Post-General - Due December 3, 2015
CAMPAIN FINANCE DISCLOSURE REPORTS - Annual Report 2015 - Due January 31, 2016
- Election Information Meeting -- August 6, 2015
- Citizens are welcome to attend who are interested in running for a City of Caldwell elected office in the General Election to be held on November 5, 2015