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General Election November 4

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Auditor Office Hours:

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Our office is located at 111 Court Avenue Des Moines, IA


General Election November 4

Election FAQs

Question:  Can I request an absentee ballot via email?

Answer:  No, we must have original signature on the absentee form. 

All requests must be received before 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the election. 


Question:  I'm registered outside of Polk County, can I vote early at a Polk County site?

Answer:  If you have recently moved to Polk County, you can first change your voter registration address and vote early. 

If you have not moved, you will have to contact the County Auditor where you are registered.


Questions?  Please Call 286-3247