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Posted on: August 17, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Linn-Mar Community School District Special Election

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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. 

Voting In-Person:
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.

Satellite Voting: 
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 CentersVote 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

Election Portal:

Go to 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

Due Date
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].

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