Registration Deadline For Early Voting Is May 25, 2018

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The voter registration deadline to register early to vote for the upcoming Primary Election is Friday, May 25, 2018. According to Mahaska County Auditor, Susan L. Brown, the Auditor’s Office will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on that day. If you are mailing a voter registration form, it must be postmarked on or before Monday, May 21, 2018 to vote in the Primary Election. If you are registering by mail, for the first time, you must also include a copy of proof of identity. Voters have an additional option to register to vote on line with the Secretary of State’s Web site at

You may register at your correct precinct on Election Day. If registering for the 1st time in Mahaska County, be sure to bring along an unexpired photo ID with your current address. If your photo ID does not have your current address please contact the Auditor’s Office at (641) 673-7148 for additional requirements.

Absentee ballots for the Primary Election will be available for voting at the Auditor’s Office beginning May 7. To obtain an absentee ballot, please go to the Mahaska County’s website and download the Absentee Ballot Request Form. A voter may also write their request on a blank piece of paper, 3 X 5 inches or larger. You must include your Driver’s License Number or your Non-Operator ID Number. If you do not have either of these forms of ID, your Iowa Voter Identification Card has a 4 digit pin number that you must have on the request. Your request must state you would like to vote in the Primary Election, June 5, 2018, receive either a Republican, Democrat, or Libertarian ballot, your current address, the address you would like the ballot mailed to (such as a PO Box). Please include the voter’s date of birth and a day time phone number where the voter can be reached. Each person requesting a ballot must sign their own request for an absentee ballot. Mail your request to: Mahaska County Auditor, Susan L. Brown, 106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577. The Absentee Ballot will be sent to the voter once the request has been received in the Auditor’s Office. If you do not have access to the county’s website, contact the Auditor’s Office.

Absentee ballots that are returned by mail must be postmarked on or before Monday, June 4th, 2018. Deadline for voted absentee ballots returned in person to the Auditor’s Office is 9:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, June 5th. For further information or questions regarding the Primary Election, please call the Auditor’s Office at (641) 673-7148.



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