The City of Iowa City will have a City Council Primary Election for District A candidates on Oct. 10, 2023. Iowa City requires a primary if three or more candidates file for a district seat or if five or more candidates file for the two At-Large seats.
Only voters who live in District A are eligible to vote in the Iowa City City Council Primary Election. District A includes the following precincts: IC02, IC07, IC08, IC09, IC10, IC12, IC13, IC26, and IC27. The top two candidates from District A will advance to the November 7 City and School Election.
Candidates who will appear in the October 10 Iowa City City Council Primary Election are as follows: Laura Bergus, Tim Borchardt, and Pauline Taylor.
More information on the Iowa City City Council Primary Election can be found at https://johnsoncountyiowa.gov/october-10-2023-iowa-city-district-primary.
The Iowa City At Large City Council and City Council District C contests will not be on the primary ballot as those candidates have already qualified for the November 7 City and School Election. Additionally, University Heights will not require a primary election.
Candidates who will appear on the ballot for the November 7 City and School Election are listed at https://johnsoncountyiowa.gov/november-7-2023-sample-ballots-list-candidates-and-ballot-issues. The filing deadline for school districts and for cities other than Iowa City and University Heights is 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21. The candidates list will be updated as candidates file.
More information can be found on the Johnson County Auditor's website at https://www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/department-of-auditor or by calling 319-356-6004.