On Monday, May 2, the Independence City Council approved a special election to fill the vacant At-Large Councilmember seat. Candidate packet pickup will begin at the conclusion of the May 2 council meeting, candidate filing will open on May 3, and close on May 18. The last day to withdraw is May 23. A primary election will be held on August 2, and, if required, a general election will be held on Nov. 8, 2022.
The City Clerk will be available in the Council Chambers, located on the lower level of City Hall, with packets immediately following the conclusion of the May 2 meeting. Packets will then be available during business hours at City Hall. A full timeline and overview is available in the Council Agenda here.