Advertisement

Friday is the deadline for voter pre-registration and requesting mail-in ballots for the Nov. 5 election

  • 18
    Shares

Vote Here sign, Johnson County Administration Building, Nov. 1, 2018 — Paul Brennan/Little Village

Friday is the deadline for Iowans wanting to pre-register to vote before the Nov. 5 election or request a mail-in absentee ballot.

Pre-registration must be completed by 5 p.m. on Oct. 25. Iowa citizens who will be 18 or older on Election Day, and have not been disqualified from voting by a judicial proceeding, can pre-register at the county auditor’s office, or online at the Iowa Department of Transportation’s electronic voter registration page.

Same-day registration will still be available on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 5. But the new ID requirements for registration on Election Day will require both proof of identity and proof of residence. The Iowa Secretary of State’s Office has a list of required documents for Election Day registration.

Requests for mail-in absentee ballots must also be received by the county auditors office by 5 p.m. on Oct. 25. (Mail-in absentee ballots must be postmarked by Monday, Nov. 4, to be considered valid.)

In-person absentee voting is underway at county auditor’s offices across the state, and will continue through Monday, Nov. 4.

The Johnson County Auditor’s Office in Iowa City — 913 S Dubuque St, Suite 101 — is open weekdays from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Linn County Auditor’s Office in Cedar Rapids — 935 Second St, SW — is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, polls will open at 7 a.m. for the combined city and schools election, and remain open until 8 p.m.


  • 18
    Shares
Thoughts? Tips? A cute picture of a dog? Share them with LV » editor@littlevillagemag.com

Advertisement

Summer Programs 2020

Get 150+ local restaurants delivered to your door in the Iowa City & Cedar Rapids areas!

The Future is Unwritten

You look to Little Village for today’s stories. Your sustaining support will help us write tomorrow’s.

Regular

$10/mo or $120/year
(AUTO-RENEW)
The cost of doing this work really adds up! Your contribution at this level will cover telephone and internet expenses for one month at the LV editorial offices.

Italic

$20/mo or $240/year
(AUTO-RENEW)
$240 is enough to cover one month’s costs for sending out our weekly entertainment newsletter, The Weekender. Make a contribution at this level to put a little more oomph on your support and your weekend.

Bold

$30/mo or $360/year
(AUTO-RENEW)
LittleVillageMag.com connects eastern Iowa culture with the world. Your contribution at this level will cover the site’s hosting costs for three months. A bold move for our boldest supporters!

All monthly and annual contributors receive:

  • Recognition on our Supporters page (aliases welcome)
  • Exclusive early access when we release new half-price gift cards
  • Access to a secret Facebook group where you can connect with other supporters and discuss the latest news and upcoming events (and maybe swap pet pics?) with the LV staff
  • Invitations to periodic publisher chats (held virtually for now) to meet with Matt and give him a piece of your mind, ask your burning questions and hear more about the future plans for Little Village, Bread & Butter Magazine, Witching Hour Festival and our other endeavors.