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May 15

The City of Laurel will hold a General Election for five City Council members; two seats for Ward 1, two seats for Ward 2, and one seat At-Large. The General Election will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at the Phelps Senior Citizens Center at Eighth and Montgomery Streets in Laurel. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


The City Council members shall be persons of known integrity, experience and sound judgment, not less than twenty-one (21) years of age, citizens of the United States, shall be registered to vote in city elections and residents of said city for the one year immediately preceding the date of their election. Each councilmember shall hold his or her office for two (2) years and shall remain a resident of the city while holding office.

Candidates for Elected Office must fill out a Certificate of Nomination and submit a payment of $30.00. Appointment of a treasurer must be done at the time of filing for office as well as completion of an affidavit. Please contact the Office of the Clerk for an Election Packet at 301-725-5300, extension 121.

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