Louisa County

Candidate Paperwork for City/School Election 2021-CJ Gazette

July 7, 2021

Columbus Junction School Board Candidates and City of Columbus Junction, Columbus City, Cotter, and Fredonia

Louisa- Louisa County Auditor Sandi Sturgell has announced that candidate filing begins on Monday, August 23rd. This filing is for the Combined City/School Elections that are in the county.

Any candidate wishing to run for Mayor, City Council Member, and School Board Member will need to file an affidavit of candidacy and nomination petition beginning on Monday, August 23rd. The filing period ends on Thursday, September 16th at 5 p.m. Candidates can pick up the required forms from the School Board Secretaries of the school districts that they are running in. City candidates can get their paperwork at the City Clerk’s office. All candidates can also get their paperwork at the Louisa County Auditor’s office at 117 S. Main St. Wapello, IA 52653, or online at elections.louisacountyia.gov/candidates/

            School Board Candidates need to file their forms with the School Board Secretaries by 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 16th.  Candidates wishing to run for the three open board member positions at Columbus Community School District can turn in forms at 1208 Colton Street Columbus Junction, IA. 

City candidates will need to return their forms to the Auditor’s office at 117 S. Main St. Wapello, IA, or mailed to the office at P.O. Box 186 Wapello, IA 52653.

Residents of Columbus Junction will vote for a mayor and two councilpersons. Columbus City will also see a mayor and two councilpersons on the ballot.  Cotter will have three council member positions and the position of a mayor on the ballot.  Fredonia will have all five council member positions on the ballot and the mayor. 

All polling locations have changed for the City and School Elections.  All voters will need to vote at their General Election polling locations for the Combined City/School Election.  All voters in Columbus Junction will vote at the American Legion in Columbus Junction. Residents in Columbus City, Fredonia, Cotter, Columbus City Township, Union Township, Oakland Township, Elm Grove Township, and Concord Township will vote at the Masonic Lodge in Columbus City.

For more information about the 2021 Combined City/School Board Elections, contact the Louisa County Auditor’s Office at 319-523-3371.

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This webpage was printed on September 22, 2021. For the most current election-related information, visit the ".$clientCounty." County, Iowa, Elections website at elections.louisacountyia.gov.
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