A special election for the Fairfax Mayor vacancy will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Persons interested in being a candidate can obtain a Candidate Packet from the Linn County Auditor’s Office, Fairfax City Hall, or online at LinnCountyIowa.gov/Vote. The candidate filing deadline is April 7 at 5 p.m.
Absentee Voting by Mail
The Linn County Auditor’s Office is now accepting absentee ballot requests until 5 p.m. April 17. Absentee ballots will be mailed to requestors beginning April 12.
Absentee Voting In-Person
Beginning Wednesday, April 12, 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 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Election Day Voting
Election Day voting will be held at the Fairfax City Hall, Tuesday, May 2, 2023 from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Visit LinnCountyIowa.gov/Vote to gain access to all election-related information for Linn County. The following can be viewed or downloaded:
- Absentee Ballot Request Forms
- Voter Registration Forms
- Sample Ballots
- Polling Locations
- Election Day Information
Dates & Deadlines
|Wednesday, March 15||First Day to Request Absentee Ballot|
|Wednesday, April 12||First Day Absentee Ballots can be Mailed|
|Wednesday, April 12||First Day to Vote In Person at Elections Office|
|Monday, April 17||Last Day to Pre-Register to Vote|
|Monday, April 17||Last Day to Request an Absentee be Mailed|
|Monday, May 1||Last Day to Vote In-Person at Elections Office|
|Tuesday, May 2||ELECTION DAY|
|Tuesday, May 9 ||Canvass of Votes |
|Friday, May 12||Last Day to Request a Recount |
For questions regarding this election, call the Linn County Election Services Office at 319-892-5300, ext. 1 or email Elections staff.