Voters in Commerce will elect a mayor pro tem, two city councilmen and two members of the Commerce Board of Education on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Qualifying for the general election will take place Monday, Aug. 26 through 4:30 Wednesday, Aug. 28, at City Hall.
The Commerce City Council will officially set those dates on Monday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. in the Commerce Room of the Commerce Civic Center.
In addition to the mayor pro tem seat held by Keith Burchett, open seats on the city council include the Ward 1 position held by Archie D. Chaney Jr. and the Ward 2 seat occupied by Darren Owensby.
On the school board, the District 1 seat held by Arthur Lee Patman is open, as is the District 2 seat, formerly held by Mary Seabolt, which is vacant due to her resignation.
The qualifying fees are $90 for mayor pro tem, $81 for the Ward 1 and 2 city council seats and $72 for the school board seats. Those fees are set by state law, based on the compensation for each position.
The last day for a person to register to vote and be eligible to vote in the General Election will be Oct. 7.