The candidates (so far) for Des Moines City Council
Three people have filed to run for the at-large City Council seat left vacant by Connie Boesen's mayorship so far, County Auditor Jamie Fitzgerald tells Axios.
Catch up fast: Boesen took office in January as the first woman in city history to hold the seat.
- She's also Des Moines' first new mayor in 20 years following Frank Cownie's decision not to seek re-election.
Driving the news: The City Council voted last month to hold a March 19 election to fill Boesen's former council seat.
- The deadline for candidates to file is Feb. 23 at 5pm.
Of note: Fitzgerald says id he anticipates multiple other candidates announcing their campaigns in the coming days.
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