Special election to be held in Massena


August 15th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Cass County Election Commissioner Dale Sunderman reports he has received a call for a special city election from the City of Massena. Purpose: to fill the vacant mayor position. The Auditor has set September 17th, 2013 as the date of the election.

Nomination petitions for the office of Mayor in the City of Massena may be filed with the Massena City Clerk beginning now and continuing until noon on August 23, 2013. Nominations petitions are available from the Massena City Clerk, the Cass County Auditor and online from the Iowa Secretary of State.

The term of office for the Mayor in the City of Massena is 2 years. The person elected in this special election will serve until the end of year 2013. The office of Mayor will appear on the November 5, 2013 city election ballot. The two year term for the person elected in November will begin in January of 2014.