Absentee voting to start Tuesday for city, LOST election

Voters in unincorporated Dallas County are eligible to vote on Local Option Sales and Service Tax (LOST)

The Dallas County Commissioner of Elections urges voters to pre-register for the Nov. 8 general election for ease of voting. Visit the Dallas County Auditor's website for more information.

Absentee voting for the city elections and the Local Option Sales and Service Tax (LOST) election start Tuesday, Oct. 10 in the Dallas County Auditor’s office, Dallas County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Julia Helm announced Monday.

Absentee ballots for the Tuesday, Nov. 7 city and LOST election may be cast in the auditor’s office at 210 N. 10th St. in Adel during regular office hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The deadline for absentee voting in Monday, Nov. 6 at 5 p.m.

Absentee ballots must be requested in writing, Helm said. Forms are available at the auditor’s office, on the Dallas County website and the Iowa Secretary of State’s website.

Ballots returned through the mail must be postmarked by midnight, Nov. 6. Helm encourages those returning their ballots via the U.S. Postal Service to mail them before Nov. 3.

All requests for ballots to be mailed must be received by the auditor’s office by 5 p.m. Nov. 3.

For more information about the Nov. 7, 2017, city and LOST election, contact the Dallas County Auditor’s office at 515-993-6914 or at visit the website.


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