Twin Falls City Council Election Information

November 7, 2023 – City Council Election

Early voting begins two to three weeks before any election. The last day for early voting is always the Friday before the election. The early voting center is located at Twin Falls County West, 630 Addison Ave. W, on the first floor. The early voting office is only open during early voting. If you need assistance any other time, please come to the Recorder’s office on the 2nd floor.

Absentee Ballots may be requested by mail, fax (208-736-4182) or e-mail ( The last day for an application for a mail-in absentee ballot to be received by the County Clerk is 11 days before any election at 5 p.m. Requests can be returned to the Recorder’s office by mail (TFC Elections, PO Box 126, Twin Falls, ID 83303), fax (208-736-4182) or email ( The deadline to return mail ballots to the Clerk’s office is 8 p.m. on election night.

Election Day polls are open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Filing for Twin Falls City Council Is Easy as 1, 2, 3...

The Twin Falls City Council consists of seven seats that are open to all city residents on a rotational basis. This page provides the necessary forms and documents required by all candidates to run for office within Twin Falls City Government. If you have questions regarding candidacy forms, please contact the Executive Clerk of the City of Twin Falls via email or at (208) 735-7245.

1. Complete and submit a Declaration of Candidacy or Intent for Write-in Candidate

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Declaration of Candidacy

All candidates are required to file for candidacy with the Twin Falls City Clerk. The necessary form is available here.

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Declaration of Intent for Write-in Candidates

To be considered as a viable write-in candidate, this form must be completed and returned to the Twin Falls City Clerk by 5 p.m. September 8.

2. Review the Campaign Finance Portal for rules regarding campaign finance and reporting

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Candidate Withdrawal Forms

To withdraw candidacy for office, this form must be completed, signed, and submitted to the Twin Falls City Clerk prior to election day

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Campaign Finance Reporting Portal

The Campaign Finance Filing Portal provides candidates with the tools they need to appoint a treasurer, file reports, and more.

3. Please Review the Candidate Requirements

Council Seats & Terms

  • Seat 1: Jason Brown, Term Expires 2025
  • Seat 2: Grayson Stone, Term Expires 2026
  • Seat 3: Cherie Vollmer, Term Expires 2026
  • Seat 4: Craig Hawkins, Term Expires 2026
  • Seat 5: Spencer Cutler, Term Expires 2025
  • Seat 6: Christopher A. Reid, Term Expires 2025
  • Seat 7: Ruth Pierce, Term Expires 2026

*City council members serve four-year terms that expire in December. Bold years are current seats up for election this year.

Council Candidate Requirements

Candidates for mayor and council may put their names on the ballot by filing a Declaration of Candidacy indicating the office for which they are running, the term of the office, and confirming that they are qualified to hold the office, meaning they are:

  • At least 18 years of age,
  • A U.S. citizen,
  • The candidate’s primary residence must be within the City of Twin Falls,
  • The candidate’s voter registration must match the residents address provided on the candidate’s declaration, and the candidate must have resided in the City of Twin Falls for at least 30 days prior to submitting their declaration.