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Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

Polk County should surpass 100,000 completed absentee ballot requests sometime today after the mail arrives. Ballots will be mailed on October 5, 2020. Iowa SOS tracker allows voters to follow the process of their request/ballot: https://t.co/sKya9gJty3

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9/17/2020

Election News
PRESIDENTIAL General Election

Presidential General Election - Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Absentee Ballot Request Forms have been sent to all Active voters and continue to be mailed to voters. Voters need to submit ONLY ONE Absentee Request Form. Ballot will be Mailed Out starting October 5th.

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9/21/2020

Election News
Special School Election Results

09/08/2020 Special School Election Results

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9/4/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

Another big mail day in Polk County, over 4 trays of absentee ballot requests - mainly from the Iowa Secretary of State mailer arrived from the Post Office. Track your request/ballot (when mailed 10/5) here: https://t.co/sKya9gJty3

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9/16/2020

Auditor Real Estate Map
Property Tax News
Auditor Real Estate Map

Search for properties by tax parcel number, ownership, and street address with links to the assessor, treasurer, and recorder pages. Search for subdivisions with links to the auditor plat maps and recorded plats (where applicable).

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7/15/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

Iowa law requires that they be counted by 10 pm Election night. Iowa Code allows Auditors to start on Monday

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9/16/2020

Election News
Help Wanted

Every election day, hundreds of Precinct Election Officials are needed to staff polling places located throughout Polk County.  Get paid to help voters in your community!

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4/27/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

October 5 at 8 AM.

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9/16/2020

Iowa Department of Revenue - Property Tax Overview
Property Tax News
Iowa Department of Revenue - Property Tax Overview

Property taxes are not determined by a single individual who assesses your property and sends you a bill. The final tax rate is the result of budgets established to provide services, an assessor’s assessment, a county auditor’s calculations, and laws administered by the Iowa...

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4/16/2020

Jamie Fitzgerald
@Polkauditorfitz
Jamie Fitzgerald

The party breakdown is the party affiliation of the voter that has completed the absentee ballot request process. Ballots cannot be sent out until October 5, 2020 which is also the first day to vote in person. Voter ID is required to vote in person as well as at the polls 2/2

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9/15/2020

County Auditor News
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

7 weeks until Election Day! Polk County has received 95,790 absentee ballot requests. Registration breakout of the requests: Democrat - 58,673 Republican - 20,490 No Party - 16,217 Libertarian/Iowa Green - 410 Ballots will be mailed on October 5th. 1/2

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9/15/2020