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Elected Officials

All City of Topeka elected officials serve four-year terms. Elections for City Council members are staggered, with five Council members elected at one time and four Council members elected two years later. There is no limit on the number of terms for elected officials. The annual salary for a member of the Council is $20,000 and the annual salary for Office of the Mayor is $40,000.


2019 Dates To Know

June 3          Deadline to file to run for office

July 16         Last Day to Register to Vote

July 17          Advance ballots can begin to be mailed

July 22         Advance Voting Begins in election office

August 5          Noon deadline for advance voting in the election office

August 6          Primary Election - polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

October 15       Last day to register to vote

October 16       Advance Voting ballots can be mailed

October 21       Advance voting begins in the election office

November 4     Noon deadline for advance voting in the election office

November 5     General Election


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