Become a Candidate

If you’d like to run for office in Burlington next March, you’ll need to gather signatures for your petition. You’ll need to have the signature of the Party Chair as well before handing them in to the City Clerk’s office.. Beginning in 2015, there will be two types of City Council positions and two types of School Board Commissioner positions. One will be by ward, the other by district, which are pairs of wards. The links below are PDF files and are copies of the .doc files found on the City of Burlington’s website.


Candidate Petition and Consent Documents

City Council

City Councilor – Ward

City Councilor – Districts
North District
East District
South District
Central District

School Commissioners

School Commissioner – Ward

School Commissioner – Districts
North District
East District
South District
Central District

Other Positions

Ward Clerk

Inspector of Election
1 Year Term
2 Year Term
3 Year Term


If you’d like to run for City Council as a Democrat in Burlington next March, we’d love to hear from you.

* indicates required field