FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 18, 2020
On December 17th, one candidate filed a Declaration of Intent to be a Write-In Candidate for the
office of Decatur City Council. This submission by a 13th candidate will trigger the need for a
Consolidated Primary Election on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. The number of candidates to be
voted for in the Consolidated Primary Election will be six.
Twelve candidates previously filed their nominating petitions during the filing period in
November 2020. Collectively, the 13 candidates will be narrowed to 6 candidates in the Primary
Election. The Consolidated General Election will take place on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 for three
available seats on the Decatur City Council.