The Town Commission of The Town of Oakland passed Resolution 2019-05 on August 13, 2019 establishing the beginning and ending dates and times to qualify as a candidate for the 2020 Town General Election which will take place on March 17, 2020. The General Election will be for the following seats: Mayor Seat #2 Seat #3
The dates and times for qualifying are as follows: Qualifying by signature cards - The petition process for qualifying by signature cards to be on the ballot for the Town's General Election on March 17, 2020 shall begin on November 21, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. and end on December 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The petition method of qualifying requires the candidate to obtain 100 petitions from registered voters in the Town of Oakland in lieu of paying a fee. Petitions are verified by the Supervisor of Elections office at the expense of the candidate. Qualifying by paying a fee - The qualification process by paying a $100.00 qualifying fee to be on the ballot for the Town's General Election on March 17, 2020 shall begin on December 9, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. and end on December 12, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.