A General Election is the election in which federal and state officers, members of Congress and of the general assembly, county and township officers, and other officers appear on the ballot. General Elections are held the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November of each even-numbered year.
Pre-Registrationdeadline for voter registration closes at 5:00pm Monday, October 24. Persons wishing to participate in this election who register to vote after October 24 will be required to provide proof of identification (i.e. current and valid photo identification card with an expiration date), AND proof of residency in their voting precinct, when they go to the polls on election day, or when they request an absentee ballot in-person. Other provisions may also apply. Persons not registered to vote by October 24, should expect a longer processing time at the polls on election day.
The Auditor's Office can begin accepting Request Forms on Tuesday, August 30.
The first day of in-person absentee voting and the first day the Auditor's Office can mail ballots is Wednesday, October 19.
The last day an absentee ballot may be mailed to a voter for this election is Monday, October 24.
In-person absentee voting at the courthouse closes at 4:30 pm on Monday, November 7.
Requests for absentee ballots must be in writing and should be mailed or delivered to Woodbury County Auditor, 620 Douglas St. - Room 103, Sioux City, IA 51101.
Extended hours are available for voter registration and absentee voting in the Woodbury County Auditor's Office. In addition to regular hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, extended office hours will be as follows:
Monday, October 24 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday, November 4 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 5 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday, November 8: Election Day; Polls and Auditor's Office open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm
Satellite Voting Days/Hours
To be determined.
Voter ID Requirements
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