Waukee follows Code of Iowa Chapter 45 for elections.
Waukee does not have a ward system; all council members are elected at-large.
City elections are non-partisan.
Candidates must submit at least 25 signatures on nomination petitions.
Beginning with the 2015 city elections and in accordance with Code of Iowa (2017), nominations for city office shall be filed with the county commissioner of elections. Affidavits of Candidacy and Nomination Petitions will no longer be accepted by the City Clerk and instead must be delivered to the Dallas County Commissioner of Elections.
For the 2017 election cycle, the filing period is August 28 through 5:00 p.m. on September 21.
Please email the City Clerk if you have any questions about the nomination process.