The Peoria City Council election of 2011 was held on April 5, 2011. Five At-Large of 10 city council seatswere up for election. Ten candidates were on the ballot (The most possible to still avoid a primary). Newcomer Chuck Weaver won almost one-fourth of the vote. Elected were Chuck Weaver, and Beth Akeson; and incumbents Ryan Spain, Gary V. Sandberg, and W. Eric Turner. The Mayor, who is elected separately, presides over the Council.
In Peoria, Illinois, each elector casts five votes in the At-Large elections. An elector may cast five votes for one candidate, two and a half votes each for two candidates, one and two thirds votes each for three candidates, one and one quarter votes each for four candidates, or one vote each for five candidates. The five candidates having the largest number of votes are considered to be elected and are seated on the city council.
The totals shown below are rounded to the nearest non-fraction.