2021 City Election
The 2021 City Election is November 2, 2021. The office of Mayor and two City Council positions will be on the ballot. Terms begin January 1, 2022.
The Dallas County Auditor’s Office handles candidate filing and elections. People wishing to run for city office may get nomination papers (Affidavit of Candidacy and Nomination Petition) and a Candidate's Guide at:
Dallas County Auditor's office, 210 N. 10th Street, Adel, IA 50003. Phone: 515.993.6914
The Candidate filing period runs from August 23rd until September 16, 2021 by 5 p.m. Candidates must submit completed nomination papers to the Dallas County Auditor's Office, which verifies if the nomination papers are complete and sufficient for filing. Nomination papers for prospective candidates can only be accepted at the Dallas County Auditor's office (not at City Hall). September 21, 2021 is the deadline to withdraw from the election.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on November 2, 2021.
Candidates may file for one of the following offices:
Mayor (two-year term)
City Council – Second Ward (four-year term)
City Council – At-Large (four-year term)