Filing Week for 2021 Election Starts May 17


Candidates can throw their hat in the ring for the 2021 election during filing week, May 17-21.

A slew of local positions are up for election, including port commissioners, city councilors, school district directors and fire district and cemetery district commissioners.

To see a list of positions up for election, go to

To file, go to and select “online candidate filing.” Candidates can also file in-person at the county auditor’s office, or by mail by sending in declarations by May 21.

Withdrawals must be received by May 24 at 4:30 p.m.