SWISHER– Due to a submission error, the January edition of the Swisher newsletter in North Johnson County contained incorrect information regarding the special election Tuesday, Feb. 4, to fill the vacant position of mayor for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2015.
The dates and deadlines are as follows, according to the Johnson County Auditor’s office:
Friday, Jan. 10: Noon filing deadline for Swisher mayor. Ten signatures required. File with acting city clerk.
Monday, Jan. 20: Martin Luther King holiday, office closed.
Friday, Jan. 24: Voter pre-registration deadline, 5 p.m. 11 days before the election. Voters can still register after this deadline using the election day registration procedure.
Friday, Jan. 31: 5 p.m. deadline to request absentee ballot by mail.
Monday, Feb. 3: Postmark deadline for absentee ballots to be counted.
Tuesday, Feb. 4: Election Day. Swisher polls open noon to 8 p.m. Vote at Swisher American Legion (regular polling place)