Candidate Information

Qualifications to file for the office of City Council member:

  • Registered voter of the City of Brookings
  • Resided within Brookings city limits for at least three months immediately prior to the election
  • File petitions signed by 50 registered voters
  • Municipal offices are non-partisan

Election day: April 12, 2022

Earliest day to circulate/file petitions: January 28, 2022

Petition filing deadline: February 25, 2022 by 5pm

Take office: first regular City Council Meeting in May


Positions available:

One City Council Member (1-year term)

  • City Council Member: currently held by Wayne Avery

Two Council Members (3-year terms)

  • City Council Member: currently held by Holly Tilton Byrne
  • City Council Member: currently held by Leah Brink

City Election Sign Ordinance Regulations (PDF)