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Early, absentee voting begins Monday, February 8 in Linn County for the Alburnett Community School District and the Marion Independent School District Special Elections.
Voting Early: Curbside and In-Person
The Linn County Auditor’s Office will open at the Lindale Mall Food Court located at 4444 1st Ave NE in Cedar Rapids from February 8 through March 1, 2021. All auditor services, including voting, will be available at this temporary location Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. from February 8 through March 1. Voters residing in the Alburnett Community School District or Marion Independent School District may vote early either in-person at the Lindale Mall Food Court or from their vehicle (curbside) at the temporary Lindale Mall location.
On Friday, February 19, extended hours will be available for one day from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Voting by Mail
Voters may request to have an absentee ballot mailed to them. Voters may print a request form from LinnCountyElections.org or they may call the Auditor’s Office at 319-892-5300 to request a form. Requests for mailed ballots must be received by Friday, February 19, 2021.
Absentee voters may return their ballot by mail. Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked on or before Monday, March 1 in order to be counted.
Absentee voters may also hand-deliver their ballot to the white dropbox located in front of the Linn County Public Service Center at 935 2nd St SW. The dropbox is available 24 hours a day and is under video surveillance. Ballots returned to the dropbox must be received by Tuesday, March 2 at 8 p.m. Ballots may also be returned to Auditor’s Office staff at Lindale Mall during the voting hours listed above.
Election Day Vote Centers
Election Day is Tuesday, March 2. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Alburnett Community School District voters may vote at either Alburnett United Methodist Church, 221 S. Main St., Alburnett or King of Kings Lutheran Church, 3275 N Center Point Rd, Cedar Rapids.
Marion Independent School District voters may vote at either Marion City Hall, 1225 6th Ave, Marion or Ascension Lutheran Church, 2210 Grand Ave, Marion.
Go to LinnCountyElections.org to access all election-related information for Linn County. The following can be viewed or downloaded:
Last day to pre-register to vote for this election
Last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed
Last day to vote in-person absentee (Lindale Mall Food Court)
For questions regarding this election, call the Linn County Election Services Office at (319) 892-5300, ext. 1 or email elections@LinnCounty.org.