Filing Period for May Election Begins Jan. 8

The filing period for those wishing to run for Mayor or City Council in the May 2024 election is Jan. 8-27. Candidates can file to run for office in the City Clerk’s office, 1500 Chapline Street, Room 303. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please note the office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

On Saturday, Jan. 27 – the final day to file – candidates will be able to do so from 8:30 a.m. – noon in City Council Chambers on the first floor of the City-County Building, 1500 Chapline Street.

A filing fee of $50, payable by cash or check, is due upon filing. Checks should be made payable to the City of Wheeling.

Those with questions should contact City Clerk Jessica Zalenski by phone at (304) 234-6401 or via email at

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