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Posted on: November 17, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Absentee ballots available now for special elections

The City of Center Point and the Lisbon Community School District will each have special elections on December 2, 2014. Center Point voters will fill a vacant seat on the city council. Lisbon Community School District voters will decide on a public measure concerning a physical plant and equipment levy (PPEL).

Absentee ballots for these special elections are available now at the Linn County Election Services office in the Linn County Public Service Center, 935 2nd St SW, Cedar Rapids.

Below are the three ways for voters of both districts to participate in this election.

1) Vote Absentee By Mail

o Request forms may be obtained from or by calling Election Services at 319-892-5300, ext. 1
? Request forms can be mailed to 935 2nd St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-2100
o All requests must be received by Wednesday, November 26 at 5:00 PM. (early due to holiday)
o Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by Monday, December 1, 2014.

2) Vote Absentee In-Person
o Office hours for absentee voting are Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

3) Vote at your polling place on Election Day - Tuesday, December 2, 2014
o Voting hours will be 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Polling Place Locations

City of Center Point
Center Point City Hall, 200 Franklin St, Center Point

Lisbon Community School District
Lisbon City Hall 115 N. Washington St., Lisbon

Dates & Deadlines:

11/17/2014 Absentee Voting Begins
11/21/2014 Last Day to Pre-register to Vote for this Election
11/26/2014 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot to be Mailed (early due to holiday)
11/27/2014 County Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
11/28/2014 County Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
12/1/2014 Last Day to Vote Absentee (Auditor's Office)
12/2/2014 Election Day
12/8/2014 Canvass of Votes (date is optional - either Monday or Tuesday after election)

For questions regarding this election, call Linn County Election Services at (319) 892-5300, ext 1.

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