Thursday, January 18, 2018
Any citizen in the City of Vicksburg may run for any public office; however, only residents who live within the corporate limits of the City of Vicksburg may run for public office in municipal elections if they meet the following general requirements:

a citizen of the United States,

a legal resident of City of Vicksburg for at least 2 years preceding election date,

at least 18 years old on or before the election date,

not under a court order declaring you mentally incompetent, and

not serving a court sentence for a felony or election law violation.

More specific qualifications and filing deadlines to run for a particular office vary. Citizens desiring to run for public office who meet these general qualifications should contact the City of Vicksburg's City Clerk's Office located at 1401 Walnut Street, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or call them at (601) 634-4553.