What Are the Requirements to Become a Mayor?

To become a mayor, a person needs to be at least 18 years of age, be a resident of the city where they wish to be mayor, be without debt or other financial obligations to the city, without felony convictions or other injurious criminal activity, be a registered voter and have the necessary minimum amount of signatures as required by their city. Mayoral candidates must also present these signatures by the appropriate due date.

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