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Posted on: September 22, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Absentee Voting Begins Thursday, September 25th General Election

September 22, 2014

Tim Box
Deputy Commissioner of Elections
(319) 892-5300, ext. 1
[email protected]

Absentee Voting Begins Thursday,September 25th
General Election

—Early absentee voting begins this week in Linn County for the General Election.

Voting In-Person:  Beginning Thursday, September 25th, 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 St SW in Cedar Rapids. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.  Other in-person voting opportunities will be announced soon.

Voting by Mail: 
Voters who have requested a ballot by mail should receive their ballotin the mail on or before Thursday, September 25th.  These voters may return their ballot by mail or hand-deliver their ballot to the Election Services Department.

Election Portal:  Go to to gain access to all election-related information for Linn County. The following can be viewed or downloaded from the
Election Now website (

Absentee Ballot Request Forms Absentee Voting Opportunities
Voter Registration Forms Polling Locations
Sample Ballots  Election Day Information

Dates & Deadlines
Date Event / Deadline
Thursday, September 25  Absentee Voting to Begin
Saturday, October 25 Last Day to Pre-register to Vote - Auditor's Office Open
Friday, October 31 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot to be Mailed
Saturday, November 1 Auditor's Office Open for Absentee Voting
Monday, November 3 Last Day to Vote Absentee (Auditor's Office)
Tuesday, November 4 Election Day
Tuesday, November 11  Veteran's Day - Offices Closed
Wednesday, November 12  County Canvass of Votes
Monday, November 17  Deadline to Request a Recount (1 Business Day late due to Holiday)
Monday, December 1 State 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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