Des Moines, IA Elections

Adel Mayoral Race Will Be Contested

With the deadline passing to register in the city-school elections on November 2nd, one race for a city position will be contested. The Adel Mayor position is up for reelection this year and current mayor Jim Peters is running and has an opponent in John Sparling. Also, for the Adel City Council Robert Christensen and Jodi Selby are running for reelection.
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Marion County School Board Candidates Announced

Those interested in running for local school boards have submitted their paperwork to appear on the ballot in November. Knoxville will have a contested race, with four people running for two seats:. Dave Woodcock. Monica Sullivan. Larry Scott. Jason Everly. Two seats are open on the Pleasantville School Board, with...
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Pate Encourages Iowans to Participate in National Voter Registration Month

DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate encourages Iowans to celebrate National Voter Registration Month in September by registering to vote. For Iowans who are already registered, it’s important to make sure your information is current. Tuesday, September 28 is National Voter Registration Day. “We have important...

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visits Iowa to promote president’s infrastructure plan

ANKENY, Iowa (WHO) — The Biden administration hopes to address a worker shortage, by picking up the tab for some child care expenses. First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited the Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny, Iowa, Wednesday afternoon. There, Biden promoted the president’s infrastructure plan, the American Rescue...

Indianola Candidates File for City Council and School Board

Indianola residents have submitted their names to run for City Council and School Board positions in the November election. Three seats are up for the Indianola City Council as well as Indianola Mayor, and those running are:. Bob Kling – Ward 2 (Incumbent) Ron Dalby – Ward 2. Christina Beach...
Ames Tribune

At-large Councilmember Amber Corrieri to be on November ballot for reelection

Ames Councilmember Amber Corrieri will be back on the ballot this November as she runs for a third term. Corrieri, a 20-year Ames resident, was first elected in 2013 and then reelected in 2017. During her eight years on council, Corrieri has used her background in human services, housing and finance in the Council Chambers, as well as remained an active member in other parts of the community.

Linn County auditor Joel Miller launches campaign for Iowa Secretary of State

CEDAR RAPIDS — Citing a lack of leadership that he believes is eroding trust in Iowa’s election process, Linn County Auditor Joel Miller is running to be Secretary of State to “make voting easy, again.”. Miller, who has overseen election services as auditor for 14 years, portrays incumbent Republican Secretary...
Quad Cities Onlines

New Iowa redistricting maps hold surprises for the Quad-Cities

Proposed new legislative maps in Iowa dealt Quad-City lawmakers some unexpected surprises Thursday. State Sens. Jim Lykam, Roby Smith and Mark Lofgren all were thrown into the same district, according to the newly drawn boundaries. The proposed new 44th Senate District, which runs from the eastern part of Davenport all...
Clinton Herald

Van Lancker to run for Iowa Secretary of State

CLINTON – Democrat Eric Van Lancker is announcing a campaign for Iowa Secretary of State in 2022. Van Lancker is serving his fourth term as Clinton County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections; his focus has been on protecting the vote through improved election administration. “I have a lot of passion...