The next City of Joplin Election is April 2, 2024. The County Clerks are the Election Officials for residents of Jasper and Newton Counties. Please contact your County Clerk's office or the Missouri Secretary of State for details on voting information. 

Elections for municipal officials serving the City of Joplin are held in even-numbered years. 

The next election for City Council members is April 2, 2024. 

Joplin is a Charter form of government, setting the terms for all City council members to four years in length. With a nine-member council, terms for half the council will expire every even-numbered year. The position of mayor is a two-year term and is voted on by Council.

More information for citizens interesting in running for a Council seat can be found in the Election Guidelines booklet.

Election Resources

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