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There are several ways to vote absentee:
- To vote absentee by mail you must complete a request form. You may contact the Auditor’s office to request that a form be sent to you. Once completed, please return the form to the Auditor’s office. Printable absentee ballot request forms are also available from the Secretary of State.
- To be sent an absentee ballot by mail, the Auditor’s Office must receive your Absentee Ballot Request form by 5pm on the Friday 11 days before the Election (10 days before a General Election)
- In person absentee voting is available in the Auditor’s office during regular business hours (8am-4:30pm). The deadline for in person absentee is 5pm on the Monday before the election.
- Additionally, during general elections absentee voting may be made available at various satellite locations in Pottawattamie County. Please contact the Auditor’s office to see if there are any satellite locations scheduled.
Absentee ballots returned by mail to the Auditor’s office must be postmarked on or before the Monday immediately preceding the Election to be counted.
Instructions on how to vote your absentee ballot will be included with your ballot.
Download an Absentee Ballot Request Form
Complete the Absentee Ballot Request Form and send it to:
Pottawattamie County Elections
P.O. Box 649
Council Bluffs, IA 51502
Visit the Pottawattamie County Elections website for more information.
This post was originally published on April 6, 2020
on the Unleash Council Bluffs blog