Candidate Filing Period Open

Filing Period

Monday, August 23 – Thursday, September 16


  • Nomination petitions and affidavits of candidacy are filed with the city clerk.
  • City Clerk’s offices must be open until 5:00 p.m. on the day of the deadline.
  • Affidavits must be notarized.
  • For more information please see the Candidate’s Guide from the Iowa Secretary of State

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Paperwork required (fillable forms available on SOS website) or at City Hall

  • Nomination Petition (needs at least 25 signaturesState of Iowa
  • Affidavit of Candidacy (needs notarized)


Useful Links:

Secretary of State’s Office:

Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board:  Guide for City Candidates | Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board

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Aug 24 2021 - Sep 15 2021


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