File For Local Office

Positions Up For Election

  • City Commission - 3 open positions
  • Coffeyville Community College - 3 open positions
  • USD #445 - 4 open positions

Important Dates 

Filing deadline - 12 noon Thursday, June 1, 2023
Primary Election (if needed) - Tuesday, August 1, 2023
General Election - Tuesday, November 7, 2023

*A Primary election is held if there are more than three times the number of candidates as there are positions up for election.

Filing Location

Candidates for all local elections file with the Montgomery County Clerk at the Courthouse in Independence, 217 E. Myrtle

City Commission Filing Information

A person is eligible to file for a Commission seat if they are a qualified elector of the City of Coffeyville, meaning they are registered to vote and live in Coffeyville.


The filing fee is $70. Montgomery County receives $20 and $50 is sent to the Governmental Ethics Commission.

In lieu of the $20 fee to Montgomery County, a petition may be filed.


Applicants are required to submit a Candidate's Declaration of Intention form when they file as well as a Statement of Substantial Interests For Local Office form.

Election filing forms (PDF)

Petition - used in lieu of $20 County filing fee (PDF)

Length of Terms

The two candidates receiving the most votes in the general election will serve four-year terms. The third top vote getter will serve a two-year term.


Contact Montgomery County Clerk at 620-330-1200.