Polls open at City Hall 7 AM to 8 PM


257 total voters (45 early, 212 Election Day)
Virginia Miller 178 (69%)
Douglas Swailes 79 (31%)
no write ins

City Council to fill vacancy, term expiring December 31, 2019.

(Council member-elect Noah Hughes resigned, as he moved outside the city limits).

Candidates (sample ballot)

Virginia Milles
7 Glencrest Dr
Iowa City, IA 52246
[email protected]

Douglas Swailes
546 Mahaska Ct
Iowa City, IA 52246
[email protected]


Dates and Deadlines

  • March 5: First day for in-person absentee voting at auditor's office
  • March 23: Voter pre-registration deadline and last day to request mailed absentee ballot, by 5:00 p.m. (Voters may still register after this date using the election day registration procedure)
  • April 2: Last day for in person absentee voting at auditor's office, 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.,.
  • April 3: Election day. Polls open at City Hall, 1302 Melrose Ave., 7 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Note that Iowa's new voter ID law will be in effect for this election