City Council Candidate Information

Current Positions Open for Re-Election

  • Ward 1 - 1 Vacancy
  • Ward 2 - 3 Vacancies
Candidates must reside in the specific Ward for which the vacancy exists. Voters may cast votes only for those candidates running for office in their respective wards.

Filing & Candidacy for City Offices

  • The filing period opens on Tuesday, August 2nd and closes at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16th.
  • The individual wishing to become a candidate needs to acquire a “Nomination Petition” from City Hall.
  • The candidate must obtain 25 signatures of registered voters from any eligible voter(s) in the City Limits of Le Sueur. Signers of the petition are limited to only signing 1 candidate’s petition for a respective position. If a petition includes a signature of someone that has already signed another petition for that same position, said document will be invalidated.
  • The individual candidate files an Affidavit of Candidacy with City Hall and pays a $2 filing fee.
  • Candidates may withdraw their candidacy no later than 2 days after the last day of filing.
  • Candidates must be 21 years of age at the time of taking office, be a U.S. citizen, a resident of the City of Le Sueur for at least 30 days before the election and be a qualified city voter.
  • An individual convicted of a felony under state or federal law cannot hold an elective office unless their civil rights have been restored.

General Council Information

  • City Council Meetings are the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 6:30 p.m.
  • City Council Salary - $220/month
  • Special meeting stipend - $35/meeting
  • Travel expenses reimbursed according to City Travel Policy