City Election Information
The Pocatello City Clerk is responsible for administering elections for all city-elected offices, which include the mayor and the six City Council seats. The mayor is the full-time administrator managing the day-to-day activities of the City. The six members of the City Council work part time and function as the legislative body of the City.
Declaration of Candidacy
Opens: Monday, August 23, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.
Closes: Friday, September 3, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
City of Pocatello elected officials serve four-year terms. Elections are staggered every two years with the election for Mayor and City Council Seats 4, 5, and 6 taking place separately from City Council Seats 1, 2, and 3. For example, the next election for Council Seats 1, 2 and 3 is 2023, while the next election for Mayor and Council Seats 4, 5 and 6 is 2025.
The next City of Pocatello election is November 30, 2021. A candidate for mayor will be elected in a runoff between Brian Blad and David Worley. Early voting is available at the Bannock County Elections Office until November 26. The office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 25. For information on voter registration, please visit the Voting page.
All other elections that take place within the City of Pocatello are managed and administered by the Bannock County Clerk's Office. For more information, visit the page for the Bannock County Elections Office.
2021 Candidate Forums
Thursday, September 23
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bannock County Veterans Memorial Building, 300 N Johnson St, Pocatello
Organizer: Bannock County Republican Party
Candidate Positions: Mayor (video) and City Council Seat #6 (video)
Thursday, September 30
Wednesday, October 13
Thursday, October 14
|Brian Blad*||1522 Ridgeway Court (83201)||email@example.com|
|Sam Laoboonmi||110 Fairway Circle (83201)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Idaho Sierra||Law protected||Law email@example.com|
|Christine "Chris" Stevens||4801 Kim Drive (83204)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|David Worley||882 Berryman Road (83201)||email@example.com|