NEWS RELEASE: Early Voting Begins 10/7/2019 for City/School Elections


October 3, 2019


Rebecca Stonawski

Deputy Commissioner of Elections

319-892-5300, ext. 1


Early Voting Begins Monday, October 7, 2019 for City/School Elections

LINN COUNTY, IA – October 3, 2019 – Early, absentee voting begins Monday, October 7 for the combined City/School Election.

Voting In-Person

Beginning Monday, October 7, 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 to have an absentee ballot mailed to them. 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, November 4 in order to be counted.

Satellite Voting

Satellite voting will be available at the Marion Public Library located at 1095 6th Ave. in Marion on October 26 from noon to 5 p.m. and October 28-30 from 3 to 8 p.m.

Election Portal

Go to to gain access to all election-related information for Linn County.

Dates & Deadlines

Date Event / Deadline
10/7/2019 Absentee Voting Begins
10/25/2019 Last Day to Pre-register to Vote for this Election – Friday
10/25/2019 Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot to be Mailed
11/4/2019 Last Day to Vote Absentee (Auditor’s Office)

Election Day

For questions regarding this election, call the Linn County Election Services Office at 319-892-5300, ext. 1 or email elections.


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