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:

The 2021 City Election Packet (PDF), which contains the necessary affidavit of candidacy and nomination petitions, is available to download online. Paper copies of the election packet can be obtained from City Hall at 825 Broadway Street in Pella.

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.

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