The City of Holcomb operates on a Mayor/Council form of government. Council members are elected to four-year rotating terms. General elections are held in November of each odd-numbered year.
The filing deadline for city elections is 12:00 noon on June 1, or if that date is a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, then the deadline is 12:00 noon of the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or holiday. All Candidates for municipal office are required to file with the county election officer either a declaration of intent to become a candidate accompanied by a fee of $20 or a nomination petition with the proper number of signatures.