Regular city elections are held in November during odd-numbered years. The next City Council election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. At that time, the following seats will be up for election for four-year terms:

  • Ward 1 (current incumbent Lynn Branderhorst)
  • Ward 3 (current incumbent Bruce Schiebout)
  • At-Large (current incumbent Mark De Jong)

Nomination papers will be accepted in the Marion County Auditor's office, located at 214 E. Main Street in Knoxville, starting August 23, 2021 through September 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. 

Election packets with nomination paperwork will be available to obtain from the City Clerk in late spring/early summer of 2021. 

Additional Resources

Information regarding City elections from the Secretary of State

Information regarding elections from the Marion County Auditor

What ward do I live in?

Where do I vote?

How do I register to vote?

How do I request an absentee ballot?

  1. City Clerk

    Physical Address
    825 Broadway Street
    Pella, IA 50219

    Phone: 641.628.4173

  2. Mandy Smith

    City Clerk