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Elections Schedule in Iowa

2017 Election Dates and Deadlines

September 12,2017 - School Election Day
Candidate Ballot Access - Filing begins: Candidate Information Filing Period starts July 10,2017
Candidate Ballot Access - Filing ends: Candidate Information Filing Period ends August 3,2017
Candidates: Last day to withdraw before the Election: Last day for candidates to withdraw by filing a written request with the school secretary. Deadline is 5 p.m. August 8,2017
Voter Registration Begins: Voter Pre-Registration Deadline September 1,2017
Voter Pre-Registration Deadline: The voter pre-registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 1, by 5 p.m. September 1,2017
Absentee Ballot Request deadline - By Mail: The last day a voter can request a mailed absentee ballot is Friday, Sept. 8. September 8,2017
Early Voting/In Person Absentee voting ends: Absentee Ballot In-Person Deadline.Last day to request and vote an absentee ballot in person at the auditor’s office. September 11,2017
October 10,2017 - City Primary Election
Voter Registration Begins: Voter Pre-Registration Deadline September 29,2017
November 7,2017 - Regular City Election
Voter Registration Begins: Voter Pre-Registration Deadline October 27,2017
December 5,2017 - City Runoff Election
Voter Registration Begins: Voter Pre-Registration Deadline November 27,2017
June 5,2018 - Primary Election Day
November 6,2018 - General Election Day
November 3,2020 - General Election
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