General Elections

 

Dates to Remember:

  • Monday, October 8, 2018 1st day to vote in the Auditor’s Office
    1st day absentee ballots may be mailed to requestors
  • Saturday, October 27, 2018 Auditor’s Office open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 Auditor’s Office open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Monday, November 5, 2018 Last day to vote in the Auditor’s Office (open until 5:00 pm)
  • Monday, November 5, 2018 Postmark Deadline for Absentee Ballots (Ballots must be postmarked on or before this day and received in the Auditor’s office by noon on November 13th.
  • Changes from 2016:
    • Straight-ticket voting has been eliminated.  Each position on ballot must be individually voted.
    • Identification (ID) must be provided prior to voting.

A general election is an election in which all or most members of a given political body are up for election. The term is usually used to refer to elections held for a nation’s primary legislative body, as distinguished from by-elections and local elections.

Notice of Election & Polling Places
NOTICE OF ELECTION

TO THE ELIGIBLE VOTERS OF CASS COUNTY, IOWA:

You are hereby notified that on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 between 7:00 A.M. and 9:00 P.M. a GENERAL ELECTION will be held for all qualified electors of Cass County to elect candidates.

The candidates to be voted for are displayed on the accompanying sample ballots.

Not all offices appear in all precincts – see ‘SAMPLE BALLOTS’.

      THE VOTING CENTERS FOR THIS ELECTION WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

1 Atlantic 1st Ward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zion Lutheran Church (811 Oak St)

2 Atlantic 2nd Ward. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Atlantic Public Library (507 Poplar)

3 Atlantic 3rd Ward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Cass County Community Center (805 W 10th)

4 Atlantic 4th Ward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . United Church of Christ (1607 Hazel)

5 Atlantic 5th Ward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heritage House (1200 Brookridge Circle)

6 Bear Grove, Cass Twp/Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Lewis Public Library (412 W Main St, Lewis)

7 Benton, Franklin Twp/Wiota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Wiota City Hall (311 Center St)

8 Brighton, Grove, Pymosa, Washington Twp/Marne . . . .   Cass County Community Center (805 W 10th)

9 Edna, Victoria Twp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Massena Public Library (122 Main St, Massena)

10 Grant, Lincoln Twp /Anita. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anita Community Center (805 Main St)

11 Noble, Pleasant Twp/Griswold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Griswold Community Bldg. (601 2nd St)

12 Massena Twp/City of Massena . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Massena Public Library (122 Main St, Massena)

13 Union Twp/City of Cumberland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cumberland Community Bldg. (200 W 2nd)

Notice–Curbside Voting: Any voter who is physically unable to enter a polling place has the right to vote in the voter’s vehicle. Please contact the county auditor’s office for details (Phone: 243-4570; Email: auditor@casscoia.us).

Persons attempting to vote in the wrong precinct will be directed to the correct precinct.  Persons must register in Cass County to be eligible to vote in Cass County.  Persons who have changed their name and/or address within Cass Co. will be required to re-register at the polls before being permitted to vote. Pre-Registration for persons to vote in this General Election closes at 5:00 P.M. Saturday, October 29, 2016.  Same day registration and voting is permitted after voter presents proof of identity and residency.

-s- Dale E. Sunderman, Cass County Election Commissioner

General Election Results

2018 General Election Results

2018 Official General Election Canvass

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