Des Moines, Iowa Metro area ELECTION RESULTS

Photo: Map from Des Moines Metropolitan Planning Organization

(Des Moines, IA) -- Polk County voters approve a $65 million dollar Water and Land Legacy Bond renewal for water quality and flood mitigation projects. It will add about 11 dollars a year to the average property tax bill in Polk County.

Des Moines City Council

Eight people were running for three seats on the Des Moines City Council. The results:

  • Indira Dixon Sheumaker will join the Des Moines City Council, defeating incumbent Bill Gray in Ward 1
  • Josh Mandelbaum wins re-election in Ward 3
  • Connie Boesen is re-elected as an At-large Council member, defeating Justyn Lewis 54% to 45%

Des Moines School Board

  • Jackie Norris wins the At-Large race
  • Kim Martorano defeats Shelly Skuster in District 1
  • Jenna Knox and Teree Caldwell-Johnson win uncontested races


  • Mark Holm will be the next mayor of Ankeny, defeating Michael Moore, 60%-40%.
  • Kelly Witing and Joe Ruddy win the two Ankeny City Council races.
  • Joy Burk, Trent Murphy and Sarah Barthole win seats on the Ankeny School Board.


  • Deb Davis, Clint Davis and Derek Tidball are elected to the Johnston School Board.
  • Rhonda Martin and James Evans win re-election to the City Council.
  • Mayor Paula Dierenfeld wins re-election, unopposed.


  • The Urbandale School board has three new members: Jason Menke, Jenny Meade and Rachel Kent.
  • Urbandale Mayor Robert Andeweg is re-elected, without a challenger.

West Des Moines

  • Russ Trimble is re-elected Mayor, unopposed.
  • Renee Hardman and Kevin Trevillyan are re-elected and Doug Loots is elected to City Council.
  • Lila Starr, Anadelia Morgan and Fannette Elliott are the top three in the School Board Election.

Windsor Heights

  • Mike Jones defeats incumbent Mayor Dave Burgess, with more than 65% of the vote.
  • Joseph Jones and Lauren Campbell win City Council At-Large seats.

More local election results are posted the Polk County Auditor's website CLICK HERE.

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