Nominated by Petition filing begins today


August 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

A reminder today from Cass County Auditor Dale Sunderman: Today (Monday, August 6th) is the first day to file nomination papers for “Nominated By Petition” candidates seeking election to County and Township offices in the November General Election. The last day to file papers in the office of the Cass County Auditor, is Wednesday, August 29th.

Nomination papers may be circulated prior to the first date for filing, as well as during the filing period. Nominating papers are available at the office of the County Auditor and from the Iowa Secretary of State’s website at A candidate’s guide is also available on that website.

The non-partisan  Township positions to appear on the Cass County ballot for the 2012 General Election are: Benton and Edna Townships, which each have – 1 trustee position, one vacancy term through 2014 trustee position, and, one vacancy term through 2014 Clerk position; and, the Union and Victoria Townships – which each have one trustee position available.

Non-Partisan Offices to appear on the General Election ballot in Cass County include: Ag Extension (4-year term); Soil and Water Conservation (4-year term) and,  Hospital Trustee (6-year term). For additional information, contact Cass County Auditor Dale Sunderman, at 243-4570, or by e-mail at