The filing period for the April 5, 2022 City Council election will begin October 19 at 8:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. on November 23. Any person desiring to become a candidate for Council shall file with City Clerk Rhonda Council at City Hall during the filing period. The seats up for election will be the At-Large (Ryan Merideth), Councilmember Ward 1 (Brandon Sparks) and Councilmember Ward 4 (Onethia Williams). Councilmember Ryan Merideth has termed out and is not eligible to run in this election. If more than two candidates file for any seat, there will be a primary election on February 8, 2022.
To be eligible for election, all candidates must be a qualified voter of Sikeston and be at least 21 years of age. Ward candidates must be a resident of the ward for which they are filing for a period of at least one (1) year immediately prior to the last day to file for election. At-Large candidates must have been a resident of the City for at least one (1) year immediately prior to their election.