Story County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Lucy Martin announces the candidate filing period for the upcoming City Election on Nov. 5. Seats in all 14 of the county’s cities are up for election. The filing period started Monday, Aug. 26 and runs through Thursday, Sept. 19. For a complete listing of positions that will appear on each city’s ballot, please see the Story County web page at www.storycountyiowa.gov.

Candidates are required to file nomination petitions with a specified number of signatures per city and a notarized affidavit of candidacy. All nomination papers must be filed with the respective city clerks. These forms are available in the city clerk offices, the Story County Auditor’s office or on the website at www.storycountyiowa.gov under the Auditor and Elections page.

The auditor’s office is located at: Story County Administration Building, 900 6th St., Nevada, IA 50201. Office hours are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Additional city election information is also available at www.storycountyiowa.gov or by contacting the Auditor’s Office at 515-382-7210.