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Winneshiek County Auditor

Iowa Secretary of State

Register to Vote

To register to vote, you can
(1) Get paper voter-registration forms at the County Court House, where you can register in-person.
(2) Download registration forms and register to vote online at the Iowa Secretary of State’s website.   
(3) Register online, and check on/update your voter registration, at Vote.org.

  • OCTOBER 23 is the last day for in-person voter registration, online registration, and for paper registrations to be received by the County Auditor.

Vote by Mail with an Absentee Ballot

Every registered Iowa voter will receive an Absentee Ballot Request form (not the Absentee Ballot itself) in the mail from the Iowa Secretary of State by the end of August. You can also pick up the absentee ballot request form at the County Court House. Carefully fill it out, making sure the information is correct. Sign the form and return in envelope provided.  A copy of the Absentee Ballot Request Form is here.

Absentee Ballot Request Form

  • OCTOBER 5.  Absentee voting by mail begins; it ends October 24.  In-person absentee voting (early voting) begins at the Winneshiek County Courthouse; it is available through November 2.
    OCTOBER 19. Mail your absentee ballot on or before October 19. This assures it will be delivered on time. 

***Instead of mailing your marked, sealed absentee ballot, consider putting in the drop box at the west entrance of the Winneshiek County Court House. Do this on or before November 2.***

 


Younger Poll-Workers Needed!
Since poll workers tend to be older and at higher risk for COVID19 infection, younger workers are needed to staff the polls on November 3. Poll workers must be registered to vote. You can register to vote if you will turn 18 on or before November 3, 2020. Poll workers receive training and are paid. Call Ben Steines, Winneshiek County Auditor, (563-382-5085) to express interest.

Important Dates  
October 5. 
First day for absentee voting by mail.

October 19. Last day to mail your absentee ballot to assure on-time delivery.

October 23. Last day for in-person voter registration, online registration, and for paper registrations to be received by the County Auditor.

October 5–November 2. Early, in-person, voting available at the Auditor’s Office in the County Courthouse.

November 3. General Election. Polls open from 7 a.m.–9 p.m.