Early voting starts Wednesday for Davenport primary election

Published: Sep. 15, 2021 at 6:37 AM CDT
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - People who live in Davenport’s 7th Ward can vote early for a new alderman.

The 7th Ward is East to West from Eastern Avenue to North Division Street and North to South from 53rd Street to Central Park Avenue.

7th Ward Alderman candidates include Derek Cornette, Alexandra Dermody, William Pamperin, and Rory Nimtz.

With the exception of Dermody, all other candidates are running for the first time.

Here’s a little bit of background on each candidate:

  • Alexandra Dermody is a volunteer organizer with Quad Cities Interfaith and part-time student at Scott Community College.
  • Derek Cornette is a retired Rock Island Arsenal worker.
  • William Pamperin is a retired railroad engineer and Rory Nimtz is a Business Analyst at John Deere.

This election will be the first in Scott County since new election law changes took effect.

Early in-person voting, which started Wednesday, will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 4.

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