In Iowa City, there’s only one competitive city council race on the ballot. Here’s what you need to know about Tuesday’s city elections.
Polls are open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Closing time is an hour earlier than previous elections.)
Looking for results? Results will be posted after polls close
Who are the candidates?
Three candidates — Megan Alter, Laura Bergus and Janice Weiner — are vying for two at-large seats being vacated on the council. Also on the ballot are two district seats, but they are unopposed: In District A, Pauline Taylor is seeking reelection, and John Thomas is seeking his seat again in District C.
Where the candidates stand
The Gazette invited the candidates for the at-large seats to write columns to share their platforms:
The Gazette’s editorial board weighed in on the race, too.
Gazette endorsement: Three new candidates in Iowa City at-large race
What else is on the ballot?
There are no city measures, but school elections are on the ballot this time around. Here’s what to expect:
Iowa City school vote: What you need to know about Tuesday’s school elections
For more information on voting, finding your precinct and what’s on the ballot, visit the Johnson County auditor’s website.
• Find your polling place: Use this tool from the Johnson County auditor. Just enter your address.