Updates to Absentee Voting 5-18-2020
Voter Pre-Registration Deadline
The deadline to pre-register to vote for the primary election is 5 p.m. Friday May 22, 2020. This applies to registration in person (including registration at driver’s license stations or agencies) or by mail. Voters may pre*register online at sos.state.ia.us until 11:59 p.m May 22, 2020.
After this date a person may register to vote at the absentee voting precinct located at the DHS Building, 330 1st Ave. N, Fort Dodge and vote an absentee ballot or register and vote on election day. The process is the same as for registering to vote on election day.
Last Day to request Absentee Ballots by Mail
The deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed is 5 p.m. Friday May 22, 2020. After this date you will be able to vote an Absentee Ballot In-Person at the DHS Building, 330 1st Ave. N, Fort Dodge or vote at your combined polling location.
If you have received an Absentee Ballot by mail and wish to return them in-person, they can be returned to the Webster County Courthouse Main Lobby - Drop Box at 701 Central Ave., Fort Dodge. Absentee ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by midnight, June 1st, 2020.
If you have any questions feel free to contact the Auditor’s Office at (515)573-7175.