June 8, 2021 Special Election - County Supervisor

Dates and deadlines: More information will be posted as it becomes available.

  • April 18, 2021: Supervisor Janelle Rettig resigned. Rettig's term expires December 31, 2022, and the election winner will serve until that date.
  • April 23, 2021: Committee of Auditor Travis Weipert, Recorder Kim Painter, and Treasurer Tom Kriz met and decided to call for a special election rather than making an appointment.
  • May 8, 2021: Republican nominating convention at Miller Learning Center, 2010 Keokuk St., 9 AM. Contact Johnson County Republicans for more information.
  • May 11, 2021: Democratic nominating convention at Johnson County Fairgrounds Building C, 4265 Oak Crest Hill rd SE, 6 PM. Contact Johnson County Democrats for more information.
  • Friday, May 14: Filing deadline, 5 PM 25 days before election. Democratic and Republican candidates need to file certificate of nomination by convention and affidavit of candidacy. Persons interested in running as Democrats or Republicans should contact the parties. Other candidates may file with 250 signatures and affidavit of candidacy.
  • Monday, May 24: Voter pre-registration deadline and deadline to request mailed absentee ballot, both 5 PM. Note that these deadlines have recently been changed under state law. Election day registration and in person early voting will still be available after this date.
  • Monday, May 31: Memorial Day, Auditor's Office closed.
  • Monday, June 7: Last day for in person early voting at Auditor's Office.
  • Tuesday, June 8: Election Day. Polls open 7 AM to 8 PM. Vote at regular polling places.
    In recent changes to state law:
    • Mailed ballots must be returned to the Auditor's Office before the polls close at 8 PM.
    • The poll closing time has been changed to 8 PM for all elections.

Elections Office
Phone: 319-356-6004

Elections Deputy
Bogdana Velterean

Johnson County Auditor’s Office
Administration Building
913 S. Dubuque St. Suite 101
Iowa City, IA 52240

Phone: 319-356-6004
Fax: 319-356-6086

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Bus Route
(Lakeside or Broadway bus routes)

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