General Election 2018
General Election November 6, 2018
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the qualified electors of the County of Polk, State of Iowa, that the General Election has been called and ordered to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The polls will be open from 7:00 AM until 9:00 PM.
Visit our General Election website for the official publication / polling place list and the sample ballot for each precinct.
General Election - Important Dates
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
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
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. Polls open 7:00 AM until 9:00 PM
Questions call (515) 286-3247
Registration, absentee and result links are on the footer.