Registered voters in the town of Riverdale Park will get the chance to do their civic duty on May 6, when the town holds it's biennial mayoral and town council elections.
Per the town charter, candidates running for town council must secure 15 signatures from eligible voters residing within his or her respective ward. Mayoral candidates must secure 25 signatures from eligible voters residing anywhere within town limits.
Prospective candidates have until April 11 at 5 p.m. to file a petition, including the requisite signatures, to have his or her name placed on the ballot. He or she will also have to pay a $25 filing fee.
The election will be held on on May 6 at the town hall from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. More information on running for office in Riverdale Park is available at the town hall.