2023 Elections

Election Information

Elections for City Council are held every two years with two of the four seats up for election. Election of the Mayor is held every four years. City Council members and the Mayor serve four-year terms of office. The 2023 election for Mayor and 2 City Council seats will occur on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November 2023 (November 7, 2023).


Re-election Year
 Mayor2023 Joe Stear4 Years
 Council Member2025 John B. Laraway4 Years
 Council Member2025 Chris Bruce4 Years
 Council Member2023 Matt Biggs4 Years
 Council Member2023 Greg McPherson4 Years 

A candidate has to declare that he/she is a qualified elector and the qualifications of a registered elector are as follows:
  • Resident of City
  • Registered voter
  • Eighteen (18) years old

The candidate has to file a completed Declaration of Candidacy accompanied by one of the following:

  1. A Petition of Candidacy signed by not less than five (5) registered qualified electors;
  2. A non-refundable filing fee of $40.

City Office Candidate Filing Packet 2023 (PDF)

City Office Write In Declaration of Intent 2023 (PDF)

The Declaration of Candidacy period is Monday, August 28, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. through Friday, September 8, 2023, at 5:00 p.m . The Declaration of Candidacy form must be turned into the Kuna City Clerk's Office located at 751 W. 4th Street, Kuna, Idaho 83634. If the candidate wishes to submit the Declaration of Candidacy signed by not less than five (5) registered qualified electors, the form must first be verified by the Ada County Elections Office located at 400 N. Benjamin Lane, Boise, Idaho prior to submittal at the Kuna City Clerk's Office. If the candidate wishes to pay the non-refundable filing fee of forty dollars ($40) then the form is only submitted at the Kuna City Clerk's Office.

The City of Kuna provides an election process that is open, fair, and responsive to the needs of all eligible citizens. We constantly strive to increase the accessibility and efficiency of the services we provide.

We always welcome and appreciate your comments. For further information or clarification please contact the Office of the Kuna City Clerk at (208) 922-5546 or email the City Clerk.

For information on voting, registering to vote, polling locations, etc. visit the Ada County Elections website.