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Posted on: October 23, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Election Services open next two Saturdays for absentee voting for General Election

The Election Services Department of the Linn County Auditor’s Office will be open Saturday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 1 in support of the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election. Absentee ballots will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Saturdays. These hours are in addition to the normal Monday through Friday office hours for absentee voting. The Election Services Department is located at the Linn County Public Service Center, 935 2nd St. SW in Cedar Rapids.

In addition to voting at the Auditor’s Office, the following three satellite voting stations will be operating on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.:

Hy-Vee Oakland Rd., 3235 Oakland Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids
Hy-Vee Wilson Ave., 20 Wilson Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids
Hy-Vee Edgewood Rd., 5050 Edgewood Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids

Pre-Registration Deadline
Oct. 25 is the last day to pre-register to vote for the General Election.

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

Absentee ballot request forms
Election day information
Polling locations
Sample ballots
Satellite voting schedule
Voter registration forms

Dates & Deadlines

Saturday, Oct. 25 Last day to pre-register to vote - Auditor's Office open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 31 Last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed
Saturday, Nov. 1 Auditor's Office open for absentee voting
Monday, Nov. 3 Last day to vote absentee (Auditor's Office)
Tuesday, Nov. 4 Election Day
Tuesday, Nov. 11 Veterans Day - Offices Closed
Wednesday, Nov. 12 County canvass of votes
Monday, Nov. 17 Deadline to request a recount (1 business day late due to holiday)
Monday, Dec. 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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