County Commissioner of Elections
As Commissioner of Elections, the Auditor is in charge of all regular and special elections in the County – federal, state, county, city and school district.
The Auditor prepares and supervises the printing of ballots and programming of voting machines as well as ordering all election supplies.
The Auditor also conducts training for precinct election officials, and provides information to see that the election laws of Iowa are obeyed. This is an important trust placed in the Auditor’s care. Assurance that the voting process is conducted according to the law is very important.
The Auditor provides public information for, and conducts voter registration efforts in the County. The Auditor maintains all official voter registration records.
After an election, the Auditor certifies the results to the state or to the political subdivision involved, and issues certificates of election to the proper persons.
Some election records are maintained permanently, others for a specified period of time.
Click here for a Three Year Election Calendar for candidate filing and voter pre-registration deadlines.