Election Time FramesCity ordinance provides municipal elections be held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November of odd numbered years. At each election the office of the mayor is elected for a 2-year term. The 5 councilmembers from the City's 5 wards and 2 councilmembers at large are elected for 4-year staggered terms.
Iowa voter registration qualifications require a person to be a U.S. citizen, a resident of the state, and at least 18 years of age. Voters must be residents of the City to be eligible to vote in City elections. Persons may register to vote, change their voting address, or change their legal voting name at the County Auditor's office, located at 414 East Third Street In Suite 201. The County Auditor's telephone number is 563-263-5821.
Upcoming Election Information
The calendar for the November 5, 2019 City election is attached. The first day to file nomination papers is Monday, August 28, 2017; the last day to file is Thursday, September 19, 2018. The positions included on this election will be:
- Mayor (2 Year Term)
- First Ward Council Member (4 Year Term)
- Third Ward Council Member (4 Year Term)
- Fifth Ward Council Member (4 Year Term)
- At Large Council Member (4 Year Term)
For More Information
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Finance Director Nancy Lueck at 563.264.1550.