Building Baldwin City as a great place to live, work and play depends on an engaged citizenry willing to step forward and serve in public offices, public boards and councils. Serving in these capacities provides opportunity to use your skills, talents, and experience to be a creative force for positive change in Baldwin City.

By running for office, you help sustain democracy by putting governing in the hands of the people. Paramount is a dedication to serving the public good, an unwavering commitment to being responsible for and responsive to the citizenry.

Join us on April 23rd!

A public engagement forum to learn about running for Baldwin City Council and USD 348 School Board.



Baldwin City – City Council Candidacy

USD 348   – School Board Election Guide 

Douglas County – Find out how to become a candidate and important dates

The foundation of democracy in the United States is the institutions of local government. The men and women chosen by their fellow citizens to govern among them and with them determine not only what their governments do but also shape the quality of the democratic process. Svara, 2003, 1

Svara, James H. 2003. Two Decades of Continuity and Change in American City Councils, article commissioned by the National League of Cities.