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General Election Information
In the 2012 general election, the citizens of Fishers voted for Fishers to become a second-class city. Second-class refers to Indiana cities with a population size of 35,000 to 599,999. Fishers became a second-class city on January 1, 2015.

New City Offices 
Mayor
Per Indiana Code 36-3-5-3, The Mayor is responsible to enforce the ordinances of the city and the statutes of the State, insure efficient government of the city, and supervise subordinate officers. The Mayor also has various other duties per State Statute such as he/she must provide a statement of the finances and general condition of the city to the city legislative body at least once a year; provide any information regarding city affairs that the legislative body requests; recommend, in writing, to the legislative body actions that the executive considers proper; call special meetings of the legislative body when necessary; fill vacancies in city offices when required by IC 3-13-8; sign all bonds, deeds, and contracts of the city and all licenses issued by the city; and approve or veto ordinances, orders, and resolutions of the legislative body under IC 36-4-6-15.

City Clerk
Per Indiana Code 36-4-10-4, the City Clerk is responsible to serve as clerk of the city legislative body under IC 36-4-6-9 and maintain custody of its records, maintain all records required by law, keep the city seal, and perform other duties prescribed by law. The City Clerk also has various other duties per State Statute. As soon as a successor is elected and qualified, the City Clerk must deliver to the successor all the records and property of the clerk's office. The City Clerk must also, administer oaths when necessary in the discharge of the clerk's duties, without charging a fee; take depositions, without charging a fee; take acknowledgement of instruments that are required by statute to be acknowledged, without charging a fee; and serve as clerk of the city court under IC 33-35-3-2, if the judge of the court does not serve as clerk of the court or appoint a clerk of the court under IC 33-35-3-1.

City Council
State law requires that a second-class city council consist of 9 members, 6 of which must be elected from established districts and 3 elected at large. The City Council serves as the legislative branch of Fishers government and is responsible for the legislative duties of the city. Further information may be found under the Indiana Code 36-4-6-0.1

Additional information on this new form of government can be found on the State of Indiana website, under the Indiana Code, Title 36, Article 4. 
 
Voting 
Election information may be found on the Hamilton County website’s Current Election Information page. Please take a moment before Election Day and confirm that you are registered to vote. If you need to register to vote, you may register on-line. You may also pick up a voter registration form at the Fisher City Hall reception desk. Completed registration forms cannot be turned in at Fisher City Hall: they must be mailed to the address on the form.

2015 Elections 
State Code requires that the Fishers offices mentioned above will be on the ballot again in 2015. The office of City Judge will also be on the 2015 ballot. Officials voted into office in the 2015 election cycle will take office on January 1, 2016 and each will have a 4 year term.