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CL - City Primary

October 10, 2023

City/School Election
Beginning in 2019, School and City Elections will be combined and held in November of odd-numbered years. A City election is used to elect the Mayor and Council Members and any other elected city officials. In Pottawattamie, the cities of Carter Lake and Council Bluffs have provisions where if enough candidates file to run for Mayor or City Council a city primary election would be held in October to determine the candidates for the regular city election in November. The city of Avoca has a runoff election provision. A School Election is an election to select School Board members for school districts within Pottawattamie County.

Official Election Results

All Precincts Counted

Archived Election Details

Dates & Deadlines

Candidate filing period August 14, 2023 to August 31, 2023

1st day of Early Voting is September 20, 2023

1st day ballots will be mailed September 20, 2023

Last day ballots will be mailed September 25, 2023

Candidates Information

Pete Christina

Jess Driscoll

Aaron Grell

Jason Gundersen

Jacob Hanika

Keebie Kessler

Bobby Peters

Joshua Walker

Ashley Wilson

Polling Hours

7:00 am to 8:00 pm

Polling Locations

Carter Lake 1 - Carter Lake City Hall

Carter Lake 2 - Carter Lake City Hall

Important Information:

Sample Ballots (PDF)

This webpage was printed on May 26, 2024. For the most current election-related information, visit the Pottawattamie County, Iowa, Elections website at
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