Filing Period for the 2022 General Election

July 14, 2022

Pursuant to a federal court order, the filing period for candidates for non-party political organizations (NPPO) and nominated by petition candidates for the upcoming General Election, to be held on November 8, 2022, has changed.

Anyone interested in running as an NPPO or nominated by petition in the 2022 General Election may pick up candidate papers in the Wapello County Auditor’s Office, located at 101 W. 4th St., Ottumwa, IA from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or online on the Secretary of State website.

The first day to file for county offices is August 8, 2022, with a filing deadline of 5:00 p.m. on August 31, 2022. If you have already filed paperwork to be on the General Election ballot, you do not need to refile.

County positions: Board of Supervisors, Treasurer, Recorder, Attorney, Soil & Water, Ag Extension and township clerk/trustee.

For more information and for signature requirements for each office, please contact Danielle at the auditor’s office at 641-683-0020.

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