Election Day to Decide New City Council

Today is election day in the state of Iowa, and in Fort Dodge six of seven City Council seats are open. Voters will decide the winners for seats in Wards 1, 2, and 3 and two at-large seats. Mark Taylor and Terry Moehnke are running in Ward 1, while Steve Clayton is challenging Don Wilson in Ward 2. Incumbent Dave Flattery is facing off with Richard Higgins in Ward 3, while Andy Fritz, Greg Nolting, and Jeff Halter are battling for the two at-large seats. Mayor Matt Bemrich and 4th ward councilman Kim Alstott are running unopposed. The polls are open from 7:00am-8:00pm