BOONE, Iowa—The regular city elections in Boone County will be held in November. Candidates have been able to turn in nomination papers to their respective city clerks as early as August 26th and some have already done so. The deadline to submit the paper work to the city clerks will be Thursday, September 19th. In Boone County, Mayors will be elected in Berkley, Boone, Fraser, Luther and Ogden. Every community in the county will have council positions up for election. Some are two year terms and some are four-year terms. There will be couple of elections to fill unexpired terms like the 2nd Ward Council Member in Madrid or two At-Large Council Members in Pilot Mound.
Boone also has three positions up on the City’s Park Commission. Commission President Mike Swarts, Dr. John Murphy and Everett Johnson have terms that expire. Johnson was appointed to fill the unexpired term of Phil Brown. All positions are for 4-years.
In some communities the entire election is done by write in while others will have names on ballots. Again, the deadline to submit nominating petitions to the city clerks will be September 19th. Clerks then need to submit paper work to the Auditor/Commissioner of Elections Office at the courthouse on the 20th.