Candidate Qualifications

Qualifications for Candidacy & Holding Office


City of Crowley Charter, Article IV Municipal Elections, Section 4.04 Qualifications for Candidacy and Holding Office states:
  • Each member of the City Council, including the mayor, shall meet the following qualifications:
    • Be a registered voter of the City
    • Have resided in the city for one (1) year before the date of the election
    • Continue residency in the city during the term of office
    • Not hold more than one public elective office
    • Not hold an appointed office of the city excluding boards, committees and commissions
    • Be at least 21 years of age
    • Not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgement of a court
    • Not have been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities
  • No candidate may file for more than one office or position number per election.

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