Save the dates!

City Primary Election
MAY 25, 2021
Since 4 candidates have filed for the Johnston City Council at Large Vacancy
Special Election Date
JUNE 22, 2021
For top 2 candidates 


  - 1st day to vote in person at the Election Office: Wednesday, May 5, 2021


  - Last day to vote in person at the Election Office: Monday, May 24, 2021


  - Last day to request an absentee ballot by mail: Monday, May 10, 2021


  - Last day absentee ballots can be received at the polk county election office: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by 8:00 PM


  - City Primary Election Day:May 25, 2021 – Polls open from 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM


  - Polk County Election Office hours – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday

Having more than two candidates means the City will hold a primary election on Tuesday, May 25, 2021,

to determine which two candidates will be on the ballot for the special election being held on June 22, 2021.

Primary election voting locations for all eligible residents of the City of Johnston:

• Johnston City Hall, 6221 Merle Hay Road

• Crown Point Community Center, 6300 Pioneer Parkway

• Stoney Creek Hotel/Conference Center, 5291 Stoney Creek Court

• Johnston Public Library, 6700 Merle Hay Road

The polling places will be open on Election Day, Tuesday, May 25, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

The special election, which will determine who fills the vacant seat, is Tuesday, June 22, 2021. The appointment will become effective after the Polk County Election Office has certified the election and the oath is taken by the newly elected person following the special election on June 22.

Additional information about the election, including absentee ballot requests and deadlines, is available HERE.

Questions or comments may be directed to the Polk County Election Office at (515) 286-3247.