Back to Top

In 2015, Ward 2 sent a clear mandate that new leadership was needed at the City Council table. I was humbled to receive 72% support from Ward 2 voters in 2015 when I was elected to my first term. I vowed to be your voice at the council table and over the last 4 years, I have consistently honored that commitment. We’ve made great improvements and progress, but more work remains to be done.

With your support, I’d like to continue to:

  • Advocate for balanced, strategic budgets that meet our debt reduction plan strategy while also addressing critical needs in our community
  • Maintain a heightened focus on community safety
  • Continue to advocate on behalf of our JFK corridor for new business development and ensure the JFK corridor is not forgotten and left to deteriorate before action is taken.
  • Be a voice you can trust to fully analyze important decisions yet to be made with Five Flags, Schmitt Island and many other city plans
  • Continue to solicit community input and work with you, our citizens, to ensure our plans align with your community vision of the future.

I will continue to advocate for new fresh ideas and will always challenge the status quo when necessary.  To truly be a progressive community, we need to step outside our comfort zone and be willing to embrace new and innovative approaches to solving challenges that exist in our community.  The decisions made over the next 4 years will have a long standing impact on the future of our city for generations to come.  I will be your continued trusted voice that helps ensure our decisions made, properly reflects the will of you, the taxpayers of Dubuque.

I strongly believe in the citizens of Dubuque and believe our city government works best when it is truly operating as a government OF the PEOPLE and FOR the PEOPLE.  Let’s keep this momentum going.  Vote Del Toro this November 5th!


Friday, July 19, 2019 7:18 PM

Yard Signs and Volunteer t-shirts

Yard signs are in and available!  If you would like to request one, please go to the volunteer page and submit your request.  We’ll have a yard sign delivered to you as soon as possible!

T-shirts are also available for volunteers.  Just sign up and we’ll be happy to get shirts made for you!

Exciting days lie ahead and this campaign will need active volunteers to help re-elect Councilman Del Toro to a second term.


Wednesday, July 3, 2019 12:34 AM

2nd Ward Map

If you're unsure if you live within Ward 2, here is a map of our Ward 2 boundary.  You can enter your address to determine what precinct and polling location you can vote at.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:59 PM

Councilman Del Toro seeks re-election!

Councilman Del Toro will seek re-election this November as your Dubuque City Council Ward 2 representative.  Councilman Del Toro made an immediate impact after being elected in 2015.  He rolled up his sleeves and got right to work.   From advocating against and ultimately voting down budget guidelines that included double digit tax increases for some residents his first meeting, to advocating for a change in public input successfully just a few short months later.  With councilman Del Toro representing our 2nd Ward we’ve seen a new standard of transparency and most importantly, he has earned the trust of his constituents.  With so many important decisions on the horizon, councilman Del Toro vows to continue to advocate against wasteful spending and ensure we keep Dubuque viable and affordable for citizens of all ages to call home!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 12:00 AM

Dubuque Fire Department looks to add a new fire station in the west end

Fire Station 2 has long serviced the entire West end area from its JFK Road location.  With the added city expansion to the West that has occurred, moving forward with our plan to add a new fire station to the West End is needed now more than ever.  This initiative is critical to ensuring Ward 2 citizens and West End citizens continue to receive timely, life saving, emergency responses.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:00 AM

Council Asks for Meeting Postponement Guidelines

As a city council, our work is to be accessible to the citizens and for our meetings to be open and also accessible.  Many scenarios like weather, natural disasters or perhaps an emergency in our city could warrant a meeting postponement.  A change to a meeting date or time currently must be approved 30 days in advance.  This leaves little room for unexpected events and I’ve advocated for a change in this policy.  Even if this policy is seldom used, it’s still an added option that would take citizens and staff safety into consideration.


Paid for by Del Toro for City Council
Powered by - Political Websites