Voting for the 2022 LocalSmart Awards has closed.

Back for its fourth year, the LocalSmart Awards program honors the visionaries who transform local government to make a difference in citizens' lives. These awards celebrate the achievements of those who work to make a lasting impact in the government IT community.

Winners will be announced December 5.


Click on each nominee headshot below to read more!


Golden Gov: City Executive of the Year

The visionary city government executive (mayoral or c-level) leading and transforming how to navigate a new technology landscape with innovative ideas and inspiration.

Golden Gov: County Executive of the Year

The executive-level leader (executive or c-level) serving their county in a dynamic, engaging and transformational way through the implementation of technology.

Local IT Leader of the Year

The county or city leader at the managerial or director level leading the charge to transform their communities with technology.

Local IT Innovation of the Year

The innovative technology-focused or tech-based project that is improving lives and changing the way citizens receive services.


Individuals: Accomplishments should have occurred between August 2021-present.

Programs: Nominated programs must be current city or county government initiatives.

Nominations Close: Friday, September 9, 2022
Voting Opens: Friday, September 23, 2022
Voting Closes: Friday, November 11, 2022
Winners Announced: Monday, December 5, 2022