Early, absentee voting begins Monday, August 20 in Linn County for the Linn-Mar Community School District Special Election. The school district is seeking approval for a bond issue.
Beginning August 20, individuals may vote in-person at the Election Services Department of the Auditor’s Office. The office is located in the Linn County Public Service Center, 935 2nd Street SW in Cedar Rapids. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Voting by Mail:
Voters may also request an absentee ballot by mail. These voters may return their ballot by mail or hand-deliver their ballot to the Election Services Department. Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked on or before Monday, September 10 in order to be counted.
Linn-Mar CSD is hosting a satellite, or early voting station at the High School football game on Friday, September 7 from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. The Linn-Mar Football Stadium is located at 3451 N 10th St in Marion.
Election Day Voting Locations:
School elections in Iowa may use “Voting Centers.” Voting centers allow all Linn-Mar voters to choose their voting location. The benefit is to provide various voting options for voters while running a more cost-effective election. In this election, voters may choose from any of the following six locations:
|Vote Centers||Vote Center Address|
|Christ Community Church||3000 Alburnett Rd, Marion|
|First Baptist Church of Marion||1260 29th St, Marion|
|Lutheran Church of the Resurrection||3500 29th Ave, Marion|
|Marion Christian Church||1050 McGowan Blvd, Marion|
|Marion Columbus Club||5650 Kacena Ave, Marion|
|Noelridge Christian Church||7111 C Ave NE, Cedar Rapids|
Go to linncounty.org/ElectionServices to gain access to all election-related information for Linn County. The following information can be viewed and downloaded:
- Absentee ballot request forms
- Absentee voting opportunities
- Election Day information
- Polling locations
- Sample ballots
- Voter registration forms
Dates & Deadlines
|Monday, August 20||Absentee Voting to Begin|
|Friday, August 31||Last Day to Pre-register to Vote for this Election|
|Friday, August 31||Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot to be Mailed|
|Friday, September 7||Satellite Voting Location at Linn-Mar CSD Football Game|
|Monday, September 10||Last Day to Vote Absentee (Auditor's Office)|
|Tuesday, September 11||Election Day|
|Monday, September 17||Canvass of Votes|
For questions regarding this election, call the Linn County Election Services Office at 319-892-5300, ext. 1 or email [email protected].