2021 City Election Information


City Election General Information

City elections in Iowa are non-partisan. All races in the cities of Denver, Frederika, Janesville, Plainfield, Readlyn, Sumner and Tripoli are determined by simple majority. The City of Waverly has a Runoff Election provision. This means if a candidate does not receive a simple majority (one vote more than 50%) for an office, a runoff must be held between the two highest vote getter.

Below are the candidates who filed nomination papers for a City Office and will appear on the ballot for the  November 2, 2021 City/School Election along with any public measures for the respective jurisdiction.

 

CITY CANDIDATES

 

 

DENVER

Mayor – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Rod Diercks

 

2) Jeremie J. Peterson

 

Council Member – At Large – 4yr Term - Vote for no more than three

1) Sean Hartman

 

2) Joel J. Wikner

 

3) No Candidate Filed

 

FREDERIKA

Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Duane Meihost

 

Council Member – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than three

1) Jody Meyer

 

2) Tamara Rosol

 

3) No Candidate Filed

 

JANESVILLE

Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) David A. Beenblossom

 

Council Member – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than three

1) Susan L. Stapleton

 

2) Dennis L. Miller

                               

3) Jeff Conover

 

 

PLAINFIELD

Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Thomas Geise

 

Council Member – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than two      

1) Clyde W. Balvanz

 

2) Blake A. Franzen

 

 

READLYN

Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Dan Wedemeier

 

Council Member – At Large - 4yr Term – Vote for no more than two

1) Joseph Jones               

 

2) Keith Brunscheon      

 

 

SUMNER 

Mayor To Fill Vacancy – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Billy T. Lehmkuhl

 

2) Linda K. Meier

 

Council Member – At Large - 4yr Term – Vote for no more than three

1) Stacie Schroeder

               

2) Darren R. Paulus

 

3) Brian Bockhaus

 

PUBLIC MEASURE BW

Shall the number of members of the Municipal Board of Trustees of the Sumner Municipal Light Plant, consisting of the municipally-owned electric light and power plant and system be increased from three (3) to five (5)?

TRIPOLI

Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Brendt Bernard

 

Council Member – At Large - 4yr Term – Vote for no more than three

1) No Candidate Filed

2) No Candidate Filed

3) No Candidate Filed

 

Council Member To Fill Vacancy – Vote for no more than one

1) No Candidate Filed          



WAVERLY

 Mayor – 2yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Adam Hoffman

 

Council Member - Ward 1 – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Brian Birgen

 

2) Blake Edward Yanda

 

Council Member – Ward 3 – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Rodney Drenkow       

 

Council Member – Ward 5 – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Tim Kangas

 

2) Philip Trimble

 

Council Member – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than one

1) Troy Collins

 

2) Ann L. Rathe

 

Hospital Trustee – At Large – 4yr Term – Vote for no more than two

1) Ronald D. Flory, MD

 

2) Philip Jones

               

3) Laurie Everhardt                         

 

Campaigns/Campaigning

For information about candidates’ ethics and campaign filing responsibilities and deadlines, please contact the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board at 515-281-4028 orwww.iowa.gov/ethics.

Federal Candidates: For information about financial disclosure requirements, please contact the Federal Election Commission at www.fec.gov or 1-800-424-9530.