Municipal Elections
To be held Noveber 7, 2017

There are openings for Mayor and two City Council seats this next Municipal election that will be held in Blue Grass, Iowa on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Just a reminder – Blue Grass is now a “run-off” election designation; therefore, there will be only one election and no primary election.

To hold office in the City of Blue Grass, a candidate must be an eligible elector.  To be an eligible elector, the candidate must be a citizen of the United States; resident of Iowa and be at least 18 years and must be a resident of the City he or she plans to serve. 

Potential candidates should review their City’s Ordinances or Laws addressing the duties of Mayor and/or City Council.

Roles and responsibilities vary from City to City. 

Nomination packets are available at City Hall or you may download them from the Scott County Auditor’s website:  

or the City’s website:

REMINDER:  nomination papers must be filed with the Scott County Auditor – for the City of Blue Grass:  candidates are required to obtain 10 signatures

August 28, 2017:  first day to file nomination papers with the Scott County Auditor

September 21, 2017:  last day to file nomination papers with the Scott County Auditor – deadline is 5:00 p.m.

November 7, 2017:  City Election Day:  polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.