Help Scott County Vote
Tuesday, May 25th to Tuesday, June 8th
On April 23rd the Scott County Auditor resigned after having just been reelected in November 2020. As per law, the Scott County Board of Supervisors had to convene and decide whether to nominate an individual to the position or hold a special election. The Board opted to nominate a new auditor. They also indicated to the media that they know the candidate, and that only one person was under consideration - a blatant disregard of Iowa's open meeting laws.
There is recourse. The Board can be petitioned for a special election!
The Board of Supervisors plan to named their appointment on Tuesday, May 25th. But from May 26th to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8th, just under 10,000 petition signatures will need to be collected.
A large, non-partisan collaboration of various organizations - including labor groups, the Davenport NAACP, and many concerned citizens - believe that the voters of Scott County should be able to elect the individual who is responsible for running our fair and free elections. These groups are coordinating efforts to collect signatures in Scott County. A small army is needed to do this work!
If interested in helping, please fill out the Non-Partisan Coaliton google form.
Read more from the Quad City Times: Scott County Democrats launch petition for special election to fill auditor vacancy.