Check back here soon after polls close for Eastern Iowa city and school elections results, including the Cedar Rapids mayor race and Linn County gambling referendum.
2021 City Elections: Cedar Rapids
The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday as voters cast their ballots in Iowa’s city and school board elections.
The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board attorney said Friday he is looking into potential ethics issues as a complaint has been filed over a mailer criticizing Cedar Rapids mayoral candidate Tiffany O’Donnell for her support for Republicans. Steve Shriver says he resigned after learning Andrews’ campaign coordinated the mailer with a PAC.
Amara Andrews has raised $181,440 ahead of the Nov. 2 Cedar Rapids mayoral race, dwarfing the totals of incumbent Brad Hart and Women Lead Change Chief Executive Officer Tiffany O’Donnell, who raised $80,783.63 and $136,770, respectively.
Details remain in the works for where developers would build a potential casino ahead of the Nov. 2 vote on the Linn County gaming referendum, which leaves open the door for cities to seek a casino license. If passed, the matter will never come before county voters again.
Incumbent Dale Todd faces a challenge from Tamara Marcus for the Cedar Rapids City Council District 3 seat on the Nov. 2 ballot. Here’s where they stand on key issues.
Cedar Rapids mayoral candidates look to leverage the city’s position as Iowa’s second-largest city to promote regional collaboration.
Following a trend nationwide, national political divides are seeping into the Cedar Rapids mayoral race. Amara Andrews is running as a Democrat for Cedar Rapids mayor, while other candidates bristle at partisan ties.
Amara Andrews, Myra Colby Bradwell, Brad Hart and Tiffany O’Donnell are running for mayor of Cedar Rapids.
Myra Colby Bradwell, Amara Andrews, Brad Hart and Tiffany O’Donnell are running for mayor of Cedar Rapids.
Brad Hart, Amara Andrews, Myra Colby Bradwell and Tiffany O’Donnell are running for mayor of Cedar Rapids.
Tiffany O’Donnell, Amara Andrews, Myra Colby Bradwell and Brad Hart are running for mayor of Cedar Rapids.
Amara Andrews is a candidate for Cedar Rapids mayor.
Brad Hart is a candidate for Cedar Rapids mayor.
Tiffany O’Donnell is a candidate for Cedar Rapids mayor.