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National Change of Address

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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8/29/2019

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

We are open today until 4 PM for voting! Stop down - no lines and social distancing. 120 2nd Ave in Des Moines

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5/30/2020

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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...

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8/29/2019

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

Absentee Numbers - May 30 – 8AM: Total Requested: 66,820 Total Received: 46,907 70% return rate

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5/30/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

As of this morning, 66% of Polk County voters that requested absentee ballots have returned them! Ballots need a 6/1 postmark if you are mailing back - which is not guaranteed if you mail on Monday - so please, please get your ballots back today if you have made your choices.

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5/29/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

Polk County Absentee Numbers - May 28 – 8am: Total: 66,766 Rcvd: 40,628 61% return rate DEM: 47,837 Rcvd: 29,180 61% return rate REP: 18,915 Rcvd: 11,448 61% return rate

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5/28/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

RT @RyanMoonDSM: Thank you @Polkauditorfitz @IowaSOS and Dallas County Auditor Julia Helm for joining us to speak on Changes To 2020 Electi…

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5/27/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

Again, apologies for late response. Most people did not get a Voter Pin number as the Legislature did not allow those to be sent if you have a valid Iowa Drivers license. You can now request a voter pin card due to a court case last year, but you must request.

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5/26/2020

Emergency Curfew Order for Polk County In Effect from 9 PM to 5 AM Until Further Notice Polk County Curfew