The requirements/qualifications to serve on the Hempstead City Council are found in the Home Rule Charter as follows:
A Candidate for Mayor or Councilmember :
- Shall reside within the City
- Must be a citizen of the United States
- At least eighteen (18) years of age
- A qualified voter residing within the City for at least twelve (12) months prior to his/her election
If you would like to file an application for a place on the General Election ballot, please stop by the City Hall (1125 Austin St.)
to pick up a Candidate Packet from the City Secretary.