City Elections

The filing period for the upcoming City Elections is now open. Candidates may submit nomination petitions between August 28th and September 21st.

For more information regarding candidacy, see the following link provided by the Iowa Secretary of State.

Nomination petitions require at least 10 signatures before being submitted to the County Auditor.

Candidates required paperwork can be mailed to the Polk County Auditor at:

Election Office

George Paletta Building
120 2nd Avenue, Suite A
Des Moines, IA 50309


Current Incumbent Seats up for Election:

Mayor: Brandon Snyder – 2 year term

Council: Brian Shipley – 4 year term

Council: Colten Fors – 4 year term


Candidates guides can also be found at City Hall. General questions can be directed to the City Clerk or the Office of the Polk County Auditor, (515) 286-3247

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