Running For City of Elkhorn Public Office

If you are interested in running for Mayor or Alderman, contact the City Clerk to verify your  District and Ward.  Terms are two years with Aldermanic District's 1, 2, and 5 elected in odd years and Aldermanic District's 3, 4, and 6, and the Mayor, elected in even years. 

Candidate‚Äôs papers are available at the link below around mid to late November. The packet has all the necessary forms and instructions.  Once a decision has been made to run for office, candidates shall file with the City Clerk a completed Campaign Registration Statement (ETHCF-1, which is in the packet below.)  Once this form is completed, potential candidates may begin circulating nomination papers December 1 of each year. All nomination papers and Declaration of Candidacy are due the first Tuesday of January at 5:00 p.m. in the City Clerk's office.

2017 City of Elkhorn Candidate Packet

Not sure what District you live in?  To find out go to

The City Clerk will be able to answer questions on running for office and may be reached at (262)723-2219 or at