City Election Information for Candidates

City elections are Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The city of Fayette will vote for Mayor and five City Council Members. The Mayor and City Council Members each serve for 2 years and will be up for re-election in the year 2023. A candidate must be an eligible elector in the city at the time of filing nomination papers and at the time of the election. An eligible elector must be: 1) A citizen of the United States, 2) A resident of Iowa, and 3) At least 18 years old. An eligible elector may not: 1) Be a convicted felon, 2) Be currently judged incompetent to vote by a court, and 3) Claim the right to vote in any other place.

Nomination papers are available at Fayette City Hall (11 S. Main Street), the Fayette County Auditor's office (Fayette County Courthouse, 114 N. Vine Street, West Union, Iowa), on the Secretary of State's website: or click the links below. Nomination papers must include at least 10 signatures from residents who reside in the city limits of Fayette.

Nomination papers must be filed with the Fayette County Auditor at the Fayette County Courthouse (114 N. Vine Street, West Union, Iowa) during the filing period (Monday, August 23, 2021 through Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.). They cannot be filed before or after the filing period. There are no filing fees in Iowa.

For more information, please click here for the 2021 Candidates Guide to the Regular City Election.

2021 Affidavit of Candidacy

2021 Nomination Petition for Non-Partisan Office

2021 Candidates Guide to the Regular City Election

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