Voting and Elections

The candidates who filed for the upcoming election can be found on the City Clerk's page here.

Election Information
Council members, the City Treasurer, and the Mayor are voted on at the General Municipal Election, which is held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April. All residents of North Kansas City vote at the North Kansas City YMCA located at 1999 Iron Street.

The Mayor is the Chief Executive Officer serving a 4-year term and is elected at large by a simple majority of the voters of the City of North Kansas City. No person shall be mayor unless he or she is at least thirty years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of such city at the time of and for two years next preceding his election. (§77.230 RSMo).

City Council
The City Council is comprised of 8 elected members. The City of North Kansas City is divided into 4 Wards and two residents from each Ward are elected to represent their ward on the Council. Each Council member serves a 2-year term, and the terms are staggered so only one Council member per ward is up for election each year. According to Revised Missouri State Statutes Section 77.060 no person shall be councilman unless he is at least twenty-one years of age prior to taking office, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant of the city for one year next preceding his election, and a resident of the ward from which he is elected six months next preceding his election. Whenever there is a tie in the election of a councilman, the matter shall be determined by the council.

City Treasurer
The City Treasurer is elected every 2 years.

Election Results
The Clay County election board manages the voting process in North Kansas City. Once votes are tabulated by the election board, they are sent to the City Clerk who posts them here.

Registering to Vote
A resident who is at least 18 years or older may register to vote at the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall. A resident may also visit www.sos.mo.gov/elections/goVoteMissouri/request.aspx to request a form.

City Hall
2010 Howell St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone 816-274-6000

Regular Hours:
Monday - Friday
8am to 5pm

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