Polk County Auditor

News and Press Releases

Primary Election Deadline

June 5th Primary Election Announcement The State of Iowa deadline has passed for voters to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to them.  Voters can still vote in person at the Polk County Election Office weekdays from 8 AM until 5 PM. The final day to vote early for the Primary Election is Ju…


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Primary Election Early Voting Options

June 5th Primary Election Early Voting Options BY MAIL: You may request an absentee ballot be mailed to your address by filling out the absentee ballot request form.  The final day that an absentee ballot can be mailed by our office is May 25.  Absentee ballots must be postmarked by June 4 and re…


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Primary Election 2018

Primary Election June 5, 2018 PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the qualified electors of the County of Polk, State of Iowa, that the Primary Election has been called and ordered to be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.  The polls will be open from 7:00 AM until 9:00 PM. Visit our Primary Election web…


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2018 Gis / Map Download Updates

April 2018 – 2nd quarter 2018 GIS shapefiles added to our website.  Parcel polygons & centroids  Subdivision polygons Municipal polygons Railroad ROW polygons and centerline Road ROW polygons and centerline Non-centroid points Drainage District polygons Questions? - Contact Ken Agey GIS Man…


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2018 Polk County Dog License

Delinquent after June 30, 2018 - The Polk County Auditor’s Office issues dog licenses to citizens that live in UNINCORPORATED Polk County. We also issue dog licenses for cities that do not issue licenses per a Polk County ordinance: Ordinance No. 136 Concerning Licensing of Dogs and Control of A…


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Census Data Released

March 2018 - The (July 1, 2017) County census population estimate released.  Polk County population is estimated at 481,830 +51,190 since 2010 Link  American Community Survey Latest demographic and housing information for Polk County, Iowa.  US Census released the ACS results on December 7,2017 (…


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Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Fy 16/17

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year ending June 30, 2017 is now available. View / download


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Main Office

Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 230
Des Moines, IA 50309
Mon - Fri: 8 - 5, except holidays

 

Phone: (515) 286-3080

Fax: (515) 286-3608

Email

Election Office

George Paletta Building
120 2nd Avenue, Suite A
Des Moines, IA 50309 
Mon - Fri: 8 - 5, except holidays

 

Phone: (515) 286-3247

Fax: (515) 286-2099

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Central Accounting

Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 315
Des Moines, IA 50309 
Mon - Fri: 8 - 5, except holidays

 

Phone: (515) 286-3753

Fax: (515) 323-5253

Email