2019 Elections


January 22, 2019 – Citizens interested in filing as a candidate for the Primary Election are reminded that the Candidate Filing Period started, Monday, January 14, 2019, and will continue until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Applications can be found by visiting the City of Weirton Website and are available at the office of the City Clerk.

Applications will be accepted at the Office of the City Clerk during regular business hours of 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday, and on Saturday, January 19, 2019, and Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

All applications must be filed with the City Clerk NO LATER THAN 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Filing fee for the Office of Mayor is One Hundred Dollars ($100. 00)

Filing fee for the Office of City Council Member is Fifty Dollars ($50.00)

Any application that is returned by mail must be complete, must be notarized, must be accompanied by the correct filing fee, and must be postmarked NO LATER THAN Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Candidate Requirements (REVISED): 

  • Age eighteen (18) years or older

  • Resident of Weirton

  • Registered Voter

  • Not declared mentally incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction

  • Not be under conviction of treason, felony, or bribery in an election

For updates and more information on the 2019 City of Weirton Municipal Election, please contact the City Clerk at 304-797-8500, Ext. 1045, or visit the City of Weirton Website.