August 1, 2017: Coggon Special Election

General Information

A special election will be held for the city of Coggon on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Voters will have the chance to vote on a council member vacancy.

Items of Interest:
  • Pre-Registration ends Friday, July 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
  • In-person absentee voting will begin on Friday, July 14th and run through Monday, July 31st until 5:00 p.m. Our office will be closed on July 4, 2017.
  • Poll locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.
  • Voting will take place on election day at the American Legion Post 362 located at 200 1st St in Coggon.

Poll Locations


Voters will need to need to vote at the American Legion Post 362 located at 200 1st St in Coggon. 

Poll locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.


Sample Ballots

Sample ballots will be online July 17, 2017.

Satellite Information

A satellite station may be requested by filing a petition with the Election Services Department. The petition must contain signatures of at least 100 eligible electors living in the jurisdiction. The petition must be filed with the county auditor conducting the election by the filing deadlines listed in ┬ž53.11, which varies by election type.

The deadline to submit petitions for satellite station is Friday, June 30th by 5:00 p.m..

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, July 21, 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 by mail is Friday, July 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Ballots mailed back to our office must be postmarked by July 31, 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 Friday July 14, 2017 and will run through Monday, July 31, 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.

Our office will be closed on July 4, 2017.

Dates are subject to change.