Candidate Resources

  1. Office of the City Manager
  2. Elections

City Hall

144 Tichenor Ave, Suite 1

  1. Email:
  2. Phone: (334) 501-7260
  3. Hours:  M-F: 8AM-5PM

David D. Dorton

Director of Public Affairs

  1. Phone: (334) 501-7266
  2. Email:

2022 Municipal Election

The next City of Auburn Municipal Election will be held in August 23, 2022. Potential candidates must file statements of candidacy at Auburn City Hall, 144 Tichenor Avenue, between June 14 and June 28, 2022.

Potential candidates must file additional paperwork with the State of Alabama regarding topics such as campaign financing. View the Alabama Secretary of State's candidate resources site or the Fair Campaign Practices Act site for guides, checklists and details on required paperwork.

Candidate Qualifications

To run for mayor or a seat on the City Council, candidates must be at least 18 years old and:

  • Have lived in Auburn for 90 days prior to election.
  • (For Council) Have lived in the district for 90 days prior to election.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Be a registered voter.