FD Ward 1 primary is today

Voters in Fort Dodge’s Ward 1 will narrow the field today in the run-up to the November city election.

Three candidates for the ward’s seat will face off in a primary vote.

Incumbent Councilman Mark Taylor, Terry Moehnke and Eugene Newsome are the candidates in Ward 1. The two with the highest vote totals in today’s primary will compete in the general election on Nov. 5.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ward 1 encompasses Fort Dodge voting precincts 4, 5 and 6. Polling places are as follows:

  • Precinct 4: First Covenant Church
  • Precinct 5: Friendship Haven Celebration Center
  • Precinct 6: Elderbridge Agency