Results: James Merten wins the vote and is Mayor-Elect for Peosta. Corey John Birkel wins the vote to fill the Farley City Council vacancy.
Peosta (KWWL) -- People living in Peosta head to the polls today to vote for a new mayor.
The Peosta City Council intially chose to appoint a new mayor.
More than 100 people signed a petition calling for an election.
The former mayor quit in an email and then later asked to rescind his resignation.
The City Council declined his request to rescind his resignation.