Must be 18 years of age or older on the first date of the term to be filled at the election;
Must be a citizen of the United States;
Must not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court;
Must not have been finally convicted of a felony from which the persons has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities; and,
Must have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the City for six months immediately preceding the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot (for a write-in candidate, preceding the date of the election).
Additional Eligibility Requirement for Mayoral Candidates:
Must have resided within the municipal limits for at least the 12 months preceding the Election Day.