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Posted on: July 11, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Absentee Voting Begins Wednesday, July 12 for Coggon Special City Council Election

Early, absentee voting begins Wednesday, July 12, 2017 for the Coggon Special City Council Election. This election is to fill a vacancy. 

Voting In-Person: Beginning Wednesday, July 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. 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, July 31 in order to be counted.

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

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

Dates & Deadlines



Wednesday, July 12
First Day to Vote In Person at Elections Office
Friday, July 21
Last Day to Pre-Register to Vote
Friday, July 28
Last Day to Request an Absentee be Mailed
Monday, July 31
Last Day to Vote In-Person at Elections Office
Tuesday, August 1
Monday, August 7
Canvass of Votes
Thursday, August 10
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 [email protected]

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