City of Falls Church Councilmember, Seat 2

Employer / Organization

City of Falls Church

Next Election

Nov 05, 2019

Filing Window

Jan 01, 2019 - Jun 11, 2019


The City Council enacts ordinances and resolutions, approves City budgets, sets tax rates, and establishes policy. In formulating decisions and policy, the Council Members act as a group. The City Manager is appointed by the Council as full-time administrator of the City government.The seven Council Members are elected at-large for four-year terms and are not affiliated with any national political party. Elections of City Council Members are held in November of odd-numbered years for staggered terms. With the seating of a new Council, the Council members elect the Mayor and Vice Mayor for a two-year term. City Council Members are paid $9,200 per year and the Mayor is paid $9,800 per year.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three simple steps: 1) Read the candidate bulletin for the office you seek at Verify that you qualify for the position. You must be a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia for one year immediately preceding the election, and be resident of the City oFalls Church at the time of filing. Contact the the clerk of the city council to verify that you fulfill the requirements and to ask further questions. 2) Complete the appropriate filing papers, which can be found on the Department of Elections website here City council candidates must complete the Certificate of Candidate Qualification, the Declaration of Candidacy form, the Petition of Qualified Voter form, the Statement of Economic Interests form, and the Statement of Organization form. 3) Submit these forms after January 1st of the election year and before the filing deadline in June to the Office of Voter Registration and Elections Falls Church 300 Park Ave Rm 101 E Falls Church, VA 22046-3301.

Submit application to:
Office of Voter Registration and Elections, 300 Park Ave, Falls Church, VA, 22046-3301, US