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There will be 94 general election precincts in Linn County, Iowa when the plan is approved by the Secretary of State's Office.
After the 2002 and 2012 redistricting process, Linn County had 86 precincts.
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New precincts and districts, excluding county supervisor districts, in go into place on January 15, 2022 which is written into the Iowa Constitution.
County Supervisor Districts will be drawn by Legislative Services Agency in late January.
After each decennial census, districts must be reapportioned for fair and balanced representation.
Federal House Districts, State Senate and House Districts are drawn by Legislative Services Agency and approved by the state congressional body.
Precinct boundaries can have no more than 3,500 people when precincts are created.
Precinct plans have been approved by the Secretary of State’s Office.
County Supervisor Districts will be drawn by Legislative Services Agency and approved by the Temporary Redistricting Commission. The Board of Supervisors has the final approve of the supervisor districts.
New districts and precincts can be viewed online at https://gis.linncountyiowa.gov/portal/apps/View/index.html?appid=61b044d1fd8c47ff85f134ee079a90dd.
House and senate districts can be viewed at https://gis.linncountyiowa.gov/portal/apps/View/index.html?appid=61b044d1fd8c47ff85f134ee079a90dd.
Adoption of School Director Districts Plans by May 15, 2023.
Community College Director District Boundaries must be completed by June 1, 2023.
Once precincts and a county supervisor district plan is approved, our office will begin working on migrating the lookup tool to the new precincts and county supervisor districts.
Legislative Services Agency draws county supervisor districts for Linn County.
Precincts must be nested within house districts and cannot cross these lines.
When drawing precinct boundaries, our office cannot take into consideration where polling places are and where elected officials live.
New precincts can be viewed online at https://gis.linncountyiowa.gov/portal/apps/View/index.html?appid=61b044d1fd8c47ff85f134ee079a90dd.
At this time, the Linn County Elections Office is considering what would work the best for voter outreach.