City Elections: November 7, 2017

General Information

City Elections will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Items of Interest:

Poll Locations


Voters will need to use their City Election Poll Locations. Click here to view a listing of the City Election Poll Locations.

To find your City Election poll location by entering your Linn County residential address at: www.linncountyelections.org/lookup.

Poll locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7th.

Candidate List


An ongoing candidate will be available online once the candidate filing period begins on Monday, August 28th. The city candidate filing period runs from August 28th through September 21st.

Sample Ballots


Click here to view all sample ballots OR use the Linn County Lookup tool to view your sample ballot.

Satellite Information

  • October 24th from 10;00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Hiawatha Public Library. This site will only have ballots for Hiawatha. The Hiawatha Public Library is located at 50 W Willman St. in Hiawatha.
  • October 25th from noon to 6:00 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids Public Library (Downtown). This site will have all ballots available. The Cedar Rapids Library is located at 450 5th Ave SE in Cedar Rapids.

Voter Registration


Complete a voter registration form and mail to:
Linn County Elections
935 Second St. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Pre-registration will end on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. 

Find out if you are registered in Iowa.

Absentee Voting Information


Download an absentee ballot request form and mail to:
Linn County Elections
935 Second St. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

The last day the Election Department may send out a ballot is Friday, November 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Ballots mailed back to our office must be postmarked by November 6, 2017 in order to have the ballot counted. Voters may request a postmark at the Post Office.

Early voting will begin in our office on Monday, October 9, 2017 and will run through Monday, November 6, 2017.  

Our office is located at 935 2nd Street SW in Cedar Rapids.


Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Dates are subject to change.