Today is primary election day in Fort Dodge

Voters to pare down at-large candidate list

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Following are the polling precincts for Fort Dodge: Precinct 1: First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1611 Williams Drive. Precinct 2: First Presbyterian Church, 1115 Fifth Ave. N. Precinct 3: Lion’s Den, 731 Exposition Drive. Precinct 4: First Covenant Church, 201 Ave. H. Precinct 5: Tompkins Celebration Center, 420 Kenyon Road. Precinct 6: Elderbridge Agency, 308 Central Ave. Precinct 7: Central Administration Center, 104 S. 17th St. Precinct 8: Butler School, 945 S. 18th St. Precinct 9: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1023 S. 27th St. Precinct 10: Fort Dodge Senior High School northwest entrance, 819 N. 25th St. Precinct 11: Cooper School, 1523 N. 24th St. Precinct 12: Duncombe School, 1620 Sixth Ave. N.

Today is the primary election for an at-large seat on the Fort Dodge City Council.

The candidates are Councilman Neven Conrad, who is seeking a second term; Eugene Newsome; and Jim Underwood.

Conrad is an attorney, Newsome is retired and Underwood is the assistant manager of Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits.

The top two vote-getters will advance to the Nov. 5 general election.

There are three at-large seats on the seven-member council, but only one of them will be filled in this year’s election. At-large members of the council serve four-year terms.

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

A list of polling places and a map showing their location is on Page 2A of today’s edition of The Messenger.