Lucy Martin, Story County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, announces the candidate filing period for the upcoming City Election to be held November 5, 2013. Seats on all fourteen of the county’s cities are up for election. The filing period is Monday, August 26th through Thursday, September 19th. For a complete listing of positions that will appear on each city’s ballot, please see the Story County web page at

Candidates are required to file nomination petitions with a specified number of signatures per city and a notarized affidavit of candidacy. All nomination papers must be filed with the respective city clerks. These forms are available in the city clerk offices, the Story County Auditor’s office or on the website at under the Auditor and Elections page.

The Auditor’s office is located at: Story County Administration Building, 900 6th Street, Nevada, IA 50201. Office hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Additional City Election information is also available at or by contacting the Auditor’s Office at 515-382-7210.