The General Election will be held on November 3, 2020. The Auditor's Office will begin accepting General Election Absentee Request forms on July 6, 2020. You can get the form from the below link or the Iowa Secretary of State's website. All absentee request forms will need to be returned to the Buchanan County Auditor, PO Box 317, Independence, IA 50644 or you may drop them off in the drop box at the courthouse parking lot. The Secretary of State will be mailing absentee request forms to all active voters sometime in August. The official General Election ballot will not be mailed until October 5th for those that have requested a ballot.
County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections office has been receiving many telephone calls regarding the absentee request forms that voters have been receiving in the mail. The Auditor, Cindy Gosse, has put together the below news release with very important information regarding the vote by mail absentee request forms.
2020 General Election Absentee Request News Release
General Election Absentee Request Form
Voters may click on the link to see when their absentee ballot was received.
County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections has released more postings regarding the General Election. To see this information, click on the postings listed below:
General Election Fact Sheet
General Election Precincts - note combined precincts
General Election Candidates List
Public Test Notice
Pre-Registration Deadline for the General Election
Extended Hours for Absentee Voting for the General Election
SAMPLE BALLOTS BELOW:
State Senate District 32 & State Representative District 64 ballot style will be for Aurora, Brandon, Fairbank, Hazleton, Independence 1st Ward, Independence 2nd Ward, Independence 3rd Ward, Independence 4th Ward, Independence 5th Ward, Jesup, Perry/Westburg, Quasqueton and Winthrop Precincts.
State Senate District 48 & State Representative District 95 ballot style will be for Rowley and Middlefield/Newton Precincts.
As more information becomes available for the General Election it will be posted.