City Elections

About Council & Mayoral Elections
The Coralville City Council is made up of five Council members who serve overlapping four-year terms. The Mayor, who is not a member of the Council, is elected for a two-year term. These non-partisan, at-large positions are elected by Coralville citizens.  

Learn more: City Council and Mayor.

Who Is In Charge of Elections?
The Johnson County Auditor’s Office handles candidate filing and elections (see "Candidate & Voter Resources" and "Running for Office" below). For all election and voting information, see the Johnson County Auditor Elections website.

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2023 City Election
The 2023 election for Coralville City offices was November 7, 2023.  On the ballot were:
  • The office of Mayor
  • Two (2) City Council seats

When terms begin
One of the council seats fills the seat of Keith Jones, who was appointed in June 2022 to fill the remainder of a term. The council seat held by appointee Jones will be filled immediately by the elected City Council candidate with the most votes once the canvass of votes is completed on November 14, 2023. 

The City Council candidate with the second-highest vote total and the Mayor will both take office on January 1, 2024. 

Who manages candidate filing and elections
The Johnson County Auditor’s Office handles candidate filing and elections (see "Candidate & Voter Resources" and "Running for Office" below). Polls will be open from 7:00 am until 8:00 pm on November 7, 2023.

Results
Mayor (one to be elected; two-year term)
  • Meghann Foster
City Council (two to be elected; four-year terms)
  • Royce Peterson
  • Rich Vogelzang
Source: Johnson County Auditor's website as of 10:00 pm on November 7, 2023. View election results

As of the initial election results, Council Member Peterson will take office once the canvass of votes is completed on November 14, 2023. Terms for Council Member Vogelzang and Mayor Foster begin January 1, 2024. Election results are unofficial until they are canvassed by the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. 


2025 City Election
The next scheduled election for Coralville City offices will be in November 2025.


Contact Us

  1. Thorsten J. Johnson
    City Clerk 
    Email

    1512 7th St.
    Coralville, IA  52241

    Ph: 319.248.1700
    Fx: 319.248.1894

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    7:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Staff Directory

Candidate Videos
Each candidate on the ballot for the November 7, 2023, City Election was invited to record a candidate video statement. Videos appear in alphabetical order.

City of Coralville Mayor Election
Meghann Foster

City Council Election
Royce Peterson

Rich Vogelzang


Candidate Forum Video 
October 30, 2023 Candidate Meet and Greet

Updated November 1, 2023


  1. Candidate & Voter Resources
  2. Running for Office

Candidate & Voter Resources

Ways to Vote in the City Election
Elections are managed by the Johnson County Auditor’s Office. 

  • Early Voting & Absentee Ballots: Early voting information and absentee ballot information is available from the Johnson County Auditor. See the Johnson County Auditor website. 
  • Election Day Voting: Election Day voting information is available from the Johnson County Auditor. See the Johnson County Auditor website.

Learn More
For voter registration deadlines, early voting information, and polling places:

Questions regarding the election may be directed to the Johnson County Auditor’s Office at 319.356.6004 or City Clerk Thor Johnson at 319.248.1700.