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Voter Registration Deadline: March 7, 2018

Select the following link of the County in which you reside for voting information, such as:

  • What is on the Ballot?
  • Where do I vote?
  • Absentee Voting

Jackson County Election Board

Cass County Election Authority

View the Election Calendar by visiting: State of Missouri Secretary of State


Mayor | City Council | Municipal Judges | Locate your Council District

General Municipal Election Information

Elections for Municipal Officials serving the City of Lee's Summit are held in even-numbered years. Lee's Summit is a Charter form of government, setting the terms for all city councilmembers to four years in length. With an eight-member Council, terms for half the Council and one municipal judge will expire every even-numbered year. The position of Mayor is also a four-year term. No councilmember or mayor may serve more than two consecutive terms. There are no limits for municipal judges.

Effective May 1, 2018, a new compensation for those holding office will go into effect. Mayor: $30,000, plus $500 per month for car allowance; Councilmembers: $11,400, plus $250 per month for car allowance; Mayor Pro Tempore: $1,200 in addition to the Councilmember compensation; Judges: $38,325, $250 per month for car allowance, plus benefits. Qualifications for candidates filing for office in Lee’s Summit are included in the City Charter, Article III (must accept disclaimer before entering site).

April 3, 2018 Municipal Election Details

Declarations of candidacy for Mayor, Councilmember in Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4; and, Municipal Judge, Municipal Division 243 of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, may be filed in person with the City Clerk from Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. until Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. The Office of the City Clerk is located on the first floor in City Hall, 220 SE Green, Lee's Summit, Missouri.

The terms for this election will be held for one councilmember in each of the four Lee’s Summit City Council Districts and for Municipal Judge Division 243, each for a four-year term. There will also be one additional seat in District 4 for a two-year term. 

Filing hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., closed from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. daily for lunch.  The office will observe the normal holiday schedule.

Qualifications for candidates filing for office in Lee’s Summit are included in the City Charter, Article III. During the filing process candidates must affirm that they meet all charter requirements, including council district residency.

This is the Final Candidate List as of 5:00 p.m. on January 16, 2017.

 Mayor  Judge Council
District 1 
District 2 
District 3
District 4
2 Year
District 4
4 Year
Ron Williams Dana M. Altieri Diane Forte Trish Carlyle Diane J. Seif Fred E. DeMoro Donna Gordon
Bill Baird   Robert Dye

 John Elkin

 Jose H. "Beto" Lopez  Casey Crawford Robert Thane "Bob"Johnson
 Robert "Rob" Binney            

Past Elections