Election Information


The Seven Wards of Rock Island


Municipal elections are held in odd-numbered years, and terms of office expire every four years. Registered voters in each ward elect an alderman. Seven wards comprise the geographic area of the City of Rock Island. Each alderman is required to be a resident of that ward


2023 Non-Partisan Municipal Election Information: 

Candidate filing forms are now available from the Rock Island City Clerk's Office. All completed forms must be filed in the City Clerk's Office no earlier than 8:00 am on Monday, November 21, 2022 and no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, November 28, 2022.  Please note City Hall will be closed November 24 and 25, 2022 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. 


Offices to be Elected:

The Municipal Offices of Alderperson Ward 2, Alderperson Ward 4 and Alderperson Ward 6 will be open for election for four year terms to begin on May 1, 2023. Alderperson Ward 7 will be open for a two year unexpired term to begin on May 1, 2023.