September 11, 2018: Linn-Mar School District Special Election

General Information

A special election will be held on September 11, 2018 for the Linn-Mar Community School District.

Items of Interest:
  • Pre-Registration ends Friday, August 31, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
  • NEW: Absentee ballot request forms must be received in the elections office by Friday, August 31, 2018.
  • In-person absentee voting will begin on Monday, August 20th and run through Monday, September 10th until 5:00 p.m. 
  • Poll locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Vote Centers


The following vote centers will be open on election day:
  1. Marion Christian Church: 1050 McGowan Blvd, Marion
  2. Noelridge Christian Church: 7111 C Ave NE, Cedar Rapids
  3. Marion Columbus Club: 5650 Kacena Ave, Marion
Vote centers will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

Sample Ballots

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 ยง53.11, which varies by election type.

The deadline to submit petitions for satellite station is Friday, August 10th 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, August 31, 2018 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

Absentee ballot request forms must be received by Friday, August 31, 2018.

Ballots mailed back to our office must be postmarked by September 10, 2018 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, August 20, 2018 and will run through Monday, September 10, 2018.  

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.