General Election November 6, 2018
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General Election - Important Dates
Address - 120 2nd Ave., Suite A Des Moines, IA 50309
July 9 - First day to request a mailed absentee ballot for the General Election.
October 8 – First day absentee ballot may be mailed or voted in the office
In office absentee voting begins October 8th @ 8:00 AM
October 15 - Absentee Voting at Satellite Locations begin. 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM More information
October 22 – Worry free postmark deadline for mail in voter registration forms
October 27 – Voter preregistration deadline and deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail. Election office open until 5:00 PM for voter registration. Voters may use Election Day registration procedures to register to vote after the preregistration deadline.
Saturday, October 27 & November 3 - Election office open until 5:00 PM for in person absentee voting
October 31 – Final day for Absentee Voting at Satellite Locations. More information
November 5 - 5:00 PM Last day to vote absentee in person at the election office. Absentee ballots must be postmarked by this date and received by noon on Tuesday, November 13, to be considered on time to be counted.
November 6 - General Election Day. Find your Polling Place Polls Open 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM November 6th
The election office address is listed below
Visit our "Voter Links" page to find your polling place, verify your registration or track your absentee ballot.
Voter Identification Guide
Register, absentee and election results links are on the footer.
Questions? Call (515) 286-3247