Polk County Auditor

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Saydel Special 09/10/2019

Special Election September 10, 2019 The Saydel Community School District has called for a special election in order to fill a vacancy and to vote on a public measure ahead of the November School Election. Visit our Special Election website for the official publication / polling place list and the…


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City / School Election Information

City  Affidavit of Candidacy  Nomination Petition Candidate Guide  Primary Chapter 45 & Runoff Filing Deadline Chapter 45 and Runoff Cities August 26 - September 19 Primary Cities August 12 - August 29  Signature Requirements School  Affidavit of Candidacy Nomination Petition Commu…


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Census Data Released

May 2019 - The (July 1, 2018) City census population estimate released.  Polk County population is estimated at 487,204 on pace for 500K in 2020.  Polk  population is +56,564 since 2010 Link  The 8-year population increase of +56,564 is greater than the individual total population of the 89 smal…


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National Change Of Address

National Change of Address Postcard Mailing FAQs Getting election mail for someone that no longer resides at your address? Every year our office compares address changes made by residents to the U.S. Post Office with the Polk County voter registration rolls. This is required by the National Voter…


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Voting Rights Restoration

Office of the Governor Visit website for felons to apply to have their voting rights restored.   Questions call (515) 281-5211


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Have You Moved Recently? Update Voter Registration

Have you moved recently?   Update your voter registration First - Verify your voter registration information Second, if needed - update your registration information using one on the options below  If you have an Iowa DL or non-operator ID, you may use the electronic option   You may print, comp…


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Past Polk County Auditor List

Listing of Polk County Auditor / Polk County Judge F.B. Burbidge – elected August 1851, died October 1851 Bryon Rice (appointed) - served (1851- 1855) resigned June, 1855 Barlow Granger (appointed) - served (June 19 – August 23, 1855)  Thomas H. Napier - served (1855-1859)                        …


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Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Fy 17/18

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 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