Reminders for Grundy Co. voters
The regular city/school election will be held as a combined election on November 2, 2021. The city/school election will use the regular general election precincts. Voters will go to the polls for this election at the same place that they vote for a regular general (presidential or gubernatorial) election.
Absentee ballots will be available for the city/school election on October 13. This is the first day that absentee ballots may be mailed to voters. Eligible voters in Grundy County may file a request for an absentee ballot to be mailed with the Grundy County Auditor’s Office through October 18. An absentee ballot request form is available on the Grundy County website – www.grundycounty.gov – under the heading “Where do I . . . ?” Click on “Vote Absentee” to download an absentee ballot request form. The completed form should be mailed or delivered to the Grundy County Auditor’s Office at 706 G Avenue, Grundy Center, IA 50638.
The first day to vote absentee in person at the County Auditor’s Office is October 13. Eligible voters may vote in person at the County Auditor’s Office until November 1 at 5:00 p.m.
The deadline to pre-register to vote in the city/school election is October 18. You may verify your voter registration and locate your polling place at https://tinyurl.com/IASOSVOTE. If an eligible voter is not already registered to vote, he or she may do so in one of the following ways:
1. Register to vote by mail: Voter registration forms are available on the Grundy County website – www.grundycounty.gov – under the heading “Where do I ….?” Click on “Register to Vote” to download a voter registration form. The completed form should be delivered or mailed to your County Auditor.
2. Register to vote in person at your County Auditor’s Office by October 18 at 5:00 p.m.
3. Register to vote online: Eligible electors may go to https://sos.iowa.gov/ and follow the online voter registration link. An Iowa driver’s license or non-operator ID is required for online registration.
The Same Day Voter Registration law allows a person who is eligible to register and vote on Election Day (November 2, 2021) by going to the polling place for the voting precinct in which the individual resides and completing a voter registration application, making a written oath, and providing proof of identity and proof of residency. For more information regarding same day voter registration, go to http://tinyurl.com/IOWAEDR. This Same Day Voter Registration procedure may slow up the voting experience for voters choosing to wait until Election Day to register and vote at the polling site.
Polls will be open for the city/school election on November 2, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Contact the Grundy County Auditor’s Office at 319-824-3122 if you have any questions.