Pottawattamie County

County Candidate Filing

The filing period for county offices is now underway.  Here you can find deadlines, signature requirements, and other usefull information.


Filing Dates and Signature Requirements 

Primary Election 

(Republican and Democrat

Filing Period:

March 2 - March 25

Signature Requirements:

County Auditor - 100
County Sheriff - 100
Board of Supervisors - 100


General Election        

Filing Period:

March 2 - March 20

Signature Requirements:

County Auditor - 250
County Sheriff - 250
Board of Supervisors - 250
County Ag Extension - 25
County Soil & Water - 25
Township Trustees - Affidavit of
     Candidacy only - no signatures


All county candidates file with the County Auditor.

Forms and Candidate's Guides


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This webpage was printed on September 26, 2021. For the most current election-related information, visit the Pottawattamie County, Iowa, Elections website at elections.pottcounty-ia.gov.
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