The Office of Mayor and three City Council positions will be on the ballot for the 2017 Coralville city election on November 7. See candidate and forum information
Running for Office
Coralville City Council and Mayoral candidates may officially declare their candidacy by filing nomination papers, including an Affidavit of Candidacy and Nomination Petition, with the Johnson County Auditor during the filing period from August 28 through September 21, 2017, at 5:00 pm. Please note that nomination papers can only be accepted at the Johnson County Auditor’s office, and not at City Hall. Coralville's nomination process is nomination by petition, with one election. Candidates are required to have a minimum of 25 signatures from registered voters residing in Coralville on their petitions. Candidates may begin collecting signatures at any time. Nomination papers can be picked up at the Johnson County Auditor's Office, 913 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City, or at the Iowa Secretary of State website.
Candidate & Voter Resources
The Johnson County Auditor’s Office handles candidate filing and elections. For voter registration dates, absentee ballot deadlines, early voting information, and polling place hours:
Being familiar with past and current council actions, along with a strong civic understanding, are crucial for a newly-elected official to hit the ground running. The City has a number of resources available to help the public stay informed and to familiarize candidates with Council proceedings:
For general city government information, contact Coralville City Hall, 1512 7th Street, Coralville, at 319.248.1700.
For election information, contact the Johnson County Auditor’s Office, 913 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City, at 319.356.6004 or visit the Johnson County Auditor's website.