+ Slide 7

Part of a talk delivered to the ITU Workshop on ... issues in E-Government, June 6, 2003, Geneva
by Douglas W. Jones
THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Department of Computer Science


Elections in the United States

The Election Cycle

Johnson County, Iowa



    select candidates for general election
    in even years
    in odd years

General Election

    in even years
        county, state and national offices
        state referenda
    in odd years
        city offices
        local referenda

School Election

    school district officers

Special Elections

    school district bond issues
    city bond issues issues
        permission to borrow money
    local referenda
    elections to fill vacant offices
        after death or retirement