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   Local Government

City Elections

The City of Welton's population at the 2010 census was 165. The City is governed by elected officials comprising of a Mayor, and 5 Council members. 

The Mayor serves a term of two years, while elected Council Members serve a term of four years on a rotation of 3 and 2. 

City Elections are held every two years.


The next City Election is November 4th, 2025.

If you are interested in running for office, you can view more details on the process by going to

Here you can obtain the Affidavit of Candidacy and Nomination Petition required to run for election.


Click HERE for details on how to file election forms with the CIty Clerk during the filing period.

You must submit an Affidavit of Candidacy & Nomination Petition


Information on poling locations, voter registration, election results and additional details can be found at the Clinton County Auditor's website 

You may view the Iowa League of Cities 2025 City Candidate's Guide here 

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