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Howard County Iowa  - Election Information

Elections Information in Howard County

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Special Election for Lime Springs City Council Member

Ballots are ready for absentee Voting August 7, 2020 is the last day to mail out an absentee ballot,

all absentee request forms must be in the Auditor’s Office by 5:00 p.m. on August 7, 2020 for a ballot to be mailed out

August 17, 2020 is the last day to vote absentee in the Auditor’s OfficeAugust 18, 2020: Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Any questions, please contact the Howard County Auditor’s Office at 563-547-9203 or jchapman@co.howard.ia.us


All the qualified Electors of Lime Springs, Iowa are Hereby Notified that a Special City Election will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. and will close at 8:00 p.m. Click Here for More Information

 Statewide Iowa Primary Election results are available by Clicking HERE 

Local Precinct Voting information

 Main Election Information

This is the main election information page. for additional Election information we recommend that you visit the Secretary of States website and look under Elections. We have broken elections into five (5) categories for ease of use. The categories are

Primary Elections
General Elections
City/School Elections
Special Elections

The following links provide information to help young voters navigate the often confusing registration process:

Click Here to View - Top 5 Reasons to Vote

For any Election related questions -  Please contact the Howard County Auditor's office

Howard County Courthouse

137 North Elm Street

Cresco IA 52136

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Phone Number: 
(563) 547-9203
Fax Number:
 (563) 547-9229

County Auditor: Julie Chapman
First Deputy: Amy Retterath

For all past Election Dates ( Sorted by Year ) and Types

Three Year Election Calendar

From the Iowa Secretary of State's (SOS) website Click on the Link Below