Polk County Auditor

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2020 Caucus Information

The 2020 Iowa caucuses are scheduled for Monday, February 3, 2020.  Contact the party of your choice for more information about the caucuses. ______________________________________________ Iowa Democratic Party               Polk County Democratic Party (515) 244-7292                        (515)…


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2020 Candidate Guide

2020 Candidate Guide The filing periods for the November 3, 2020, General Election are: President/Vice President: July 27, 2020 - August 14, 2020 (5:00 p.m.) U.S. Senate, U.S. Rep and State Office: February 24 – March 13, 2020 (5:00 p.m.) County Office: March 2 – March 20, 2020 (5:00 p.m.) http…


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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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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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2020 Polk County Dog License

Delinquent after June 30, 2020 - 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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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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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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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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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

Email

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