2023 Pet Mayor Election

Make A Nomination for Pet Mayor | AUGUST 1-18th


The 2023-2024 Pet Mayor will serve as an ambassador of goodwill for Maplewood and Richmond Heights for a period of one year. Any and all pets are welcome run for this prestigious honor- dogs, cats, pigs, hamsters, goldfish, etc.


NOMINATIONS/VOTING INFORMATION Much likeUnlike human elections, the Pet Mayor election can and will be bought. All proceeds benefit the Mid County Chamber of Commerce.



August 1-18 | Make a nomination for $25


MEET THE CANDIDATE NIGHT Optional | Cash Voting Only

August 23 | Ryan Hummert Park from 6-7 p.m. This will be the only opportunity for candidates to receive donations (votes) in cash at any denomination. 

VOTING (Online Only)

August 23 -September 14 | Open Voting | $10/vote 

September 15-22 | Dark Voting | (standings cannot be viewed)



 September 27 | ALL PET MAYOR nominees are invited to the Collaring Ceremony. It will take place at Ryan Hummert Park from 6-8 pm on September 27th.


Pet Eligibility Eligible nominees must meet one of the following criteria

Resident in Maplewood

Resident in Richmond Heights

Sponsored by a Chamber Member Business-(Businesses may sponsor up to 2 pets) Who is a Member of the Chamber?


IMPORTANT NOTE If being sponsored by a member business, the name of the member business and the person who authorized on behalf of the business, must appear on the entry. A staff member will verify approval with the member. No refunds will be given to submissions found to be ineligible to serve. 


Pet Mayor Responsibilities

Make occasional public appearances throughout the year, especially at events that promote small and locally owned businesses


Pet Mayor Qualities Generally speaking, our ideal Pet Mayor should….

Be an upstanding and respectable pet in the community

Represent their constituents equally regardless of breed, species, and/or known tricks

Be a fierce advocate for small businesses

Have a good temperament (as should their human spokesperson)

Be agreeable to having his/her photo taken and released by the Chamber


Presented By


Sponsored By


Mid County Chamber of Commerce 
7326A Manchester Rd
 Maplewood, MO 63143 
314-781-8588 | [email protected] | midcountychamber.org