2021 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 2021 election for 2 City Council seats will occur on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November 2021 (November 2, 2021).


Re-election Year
 Mayor 2023  Joe Stear 4 Years
 Council Member 2021*  John B. Laraway* 2 Years*
 Council Member 2021  Richard Cardoza 4 Years
 Council Member 2021  Warren Christensen 4 Years
 Council Member 2023  Greg McPherson 4 Years 
* Council Member Briana Buban-Vonder Haar submitted her resignation effective September 1, 2020 which was officially accepted and her seat declared vacant on September 15, 2020. John B. Laraway was appointed to fill that seat on September 15, 2020.

Per Idaho Statute 50-704, a vacancy on the council shall be filled by appointment made by the mayor with the consent of the council, which appointee shall serve only until the next general city election, at which such vacancy shall be filled for the balance of the original term.

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.

The Declaration of Candidacy period is Monday, August 23, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. through Friday, September 3, 2021, 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.

The 2021 Election Calendar will be published by the County Clerk by December 31, 2020.

For information on voting visit the Ada County Elections website.