Cedar Rapids Run-Off Election: December 5, 2017

For more information, contact:

Becky Stonawski

Deputy Commissioner of Elections

(319) 892-5300, ext. 1



November 30, 2017

Cedar Rapids Run-Off Election: December 5, 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – November 30, 2017 – The Cedar Rapids Run-Off Election will be held Tuesday, December 5, 2017. All voters living in Cedar Rapids will choose the next mayor. Voters living in Cedar Rapids District 5 will vote for both the mayor and District 5 City Council member.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Voters can find their polling place at: www.linncountyelections.org/lookup/.

The Linn County Auditor’s Office, located at 935 2nd St. SW in Cedar Rapids is open for in-person, absentee voting Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. In-person absentee voting ends Monday, December 4, 2017 at 5 p.m.

Voters may also request an absentee ballot by mail. Request forms for absentee ballots by mail must be received by Friday, December 1, 2017 at 5 p.m. Mailed absentee ballots must have a postmark of Monday, December 4, 2017 in order to be counted. They may also be hand-delivered to the Auditor’s Office by close of polls on Election Day.

New voters or people who have moved should take proof of ID and proof of residency to their polling location in order to vote on Election Day. Registered voters do not need ID until January 1, 2018.

On December 5, unofficial election results can be found at www.linncountyelections.org starting shortly after 8 p.m. and continuing until all precincts have reported.

The Linn County Board of Supervisors will canvass final results for Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, December 12 at 9 a.m.

Election Portal

Visit www.linncounty.org/ElectionServices to gain access to all election-related information for Linn County. The following can be found at this website:

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

For additional information, please contact Linn County Election Services. Phone: 319-892-5300, ext. 1. Email: elections.


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