November 2020

Bloomington voters approved amendment to City Charter that adopts Ranked Choice Voting (Mayor & City Council Elections)

April 2021

City Council adopted an ordinance to determine how many candidates a voter can rank (Mayor and City Council Elections)

The Council is expected to discuss a preliminary draft of the ordinance at their meeting on Monday, March 1 and conduct a formal public hearing on the ordinance at their meeting on Monday, March 22.  The meeting was continued to April 26.

July 27 → August 10 2021

Candidate Filing Period

With the adoption of Ranked Choice Voting, Bloomington will no longer conduct a primary election for municipal races (i.e. in the odd numbered years).  All candidates who file for municipal office will appear on the General Election ballot in November.

July 31 → August 06 2021

Mock Election

Come to City Hall to participate in a mock election using Ranked Choice Voting.  See what your ballot will look like in the November 2021 election.

September 17 → November 01 2021

Early Voting Period

November 02 2021

Election Day

November 08 2021

Canvassing of Election Results