The Presidential General Election is Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
Linn County voters have several options when casting ballots:
Learn more at LinnCounty.org/Vote.
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The Linn County Auditor’s Office wishes to inform voters of important information and dates for the upcoming Presidential General Election.
The Linn County Auditor’s Office will mail out ballots on Monday, October 5. Voters who requested absentee ballots should expect them in their mailboxes by mid-week.
Options for Returning Absentee Ballots
Voters may choose to return their ballots in a variety of ways:
Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot
Absentee ballot request forms must be received by Saturday, October 24 at 5 p.m. Absentee request forms can be found at: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/absenteeballotapp.pdf.
Early, In-Person Voting Options
Voters in Linn County also have the option for in-person, early voting at five locations. Voters must present an ID when voting in-person. Curbside voting is available at each location. The following are hours and locations:
Election Day Information
The polls in Linn County will be open from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3. Registered voters are reminded that they must provide an ID in order to vote. New registrants or people who have moved should bring a residency document proving where they live. A list of approved IDs can be found at: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/forms/idposter.pdf
Change in Polling Places
Due to the derecho storm and COVID-19 concerns, many Election Day polling places have changed. By mid-October, voters will receive a yellow postcard from the Auditor’s Office indicating their updated polling location. Voters may also go to www.linncountyelections.org/lookup and enter their address to find their polling place.
Questions regarding voter registration or absentee voting can be answered by visiting LinnCounty.org/Vote, emailing email@example.com or calling 319-892-5300, option 1.