Absentee ballots for school/city elections

Hancock County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections has announced that absentee ballots for the November 2, 2021, City/School Elections will be available in the Auditor’s Office beginning Wednesday, October 13, 2021.

Absentee ballots may be cast in the Hancock County Auditor’s Office at the Hancock County Courthouse, during regular office hours from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, through November 1, 2021.

Absentee ballots must be requested in writing. Request forms are available at the Auditor’s Office, on the Hancock County website at www.hancockcountyia.gov,click on Auditor under Departments, then click on Application for Absentee Ballot and also on the Iowa Secretary of State’s website at www.sos.iowa.gov.

All requests for ballots to be mailed must be received by the Auditor’s Office by 5 p.m., October 18, 2021. This is earlier than it has been in the past. Due to recent legislation, requests for a ballot to be mailed must be received 15 days before the election now.

Ballots requested through the mail must be received by the Auditor’s Office by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

For more information about the 2021 City/School Elections in Hancock County, contact the Hancock County Auditor’s office at 641-923-3163.



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