Click Here for Absentee Ballot Request Form 

  • Print the absentee request form.
  • Fill out all required information, sign, and date.
  • Place in an envelope and mail to:

Doreen Pliner, Auditor
Attn: Absentee Request Form
701 Central Ave - Courthouse
Fort Dodge, IA  50501

Absentee Voting InstructionsFollowing are instructions for marking your Absentee Ballot.
Absentee Ballots can be requested from the Auditor's Office 70 days prior to an election.
Ballots will not be mailed until 20 days before the General Election.

Read these instructions before you mark the ballot.

If you need help marking your ballot due to a physical disability or inability to read, you may choose any person to help you except your employer, your employer’s agent, or an officer/agent of your union.

Check the status of your ballot at

Contact your county auditor if you have any questions. 515-573-7175.