What are the qualifications to run for office?

To be eligible for the office of Mayor or City Council, a person must be at least 21 years of age, must meet the requirements of a qualified elector for members of the General Assembly as prescribed by state law, must be a registered voter in the City of Fayetteville and must be a bona fide resident of the City of Fayetteville for 1 year preceding the time of the holding of the election in which that person is a candidate. No person shall be eligible to serve as a Mayor or City Council member who shall have been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude unless such person has received a full pardon and has all rights of citizenship restored.

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1. Where do I go to vote?
2. What are the qualifications to run for office?
3. Are the Mayor and City Council positions full-time?
4. How long is the term?
5. What are the duties of the Mayor?
6. When can I announce my candidacy for office?
7. When can I collect contributions for my campaign fund?