Voting Contact Information:

Mitchell County Auditor: Rachel Foster, 641-832-3946 ext. 101

Staff:
Raina Roll – Accounts Payable Clerk ext. 102
Lindsay Uhlenhopp – Payroll Clerk,  ext 120


Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Mitchell County Courthouse,  212 S. 5TH ST. OSAGE, IA 50461

Phone: 641-832-3946
FAX: 641-732-5218

Email: rfoster@mitchellcoia.us

Next Scheduled Election: June 7, 2022 – Primary Election: Polls open 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Here are the 2022 Primary Election results:

<coming soon – pending>

Upcoming Important Dates:

  • Upcoming Important Dates:
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 – First day absentee ballots may be mailed or voted in person at the Auditor’s Office.
  • Monday, May 23, 2022 – The deadline to pre-register to vote for the Primary Election is 5:00 p.m.
  • Worry-Free Postmark Date – Mailed voter registration forms which are postmarked on or before today are considered on time to be pre-registered for the Primary Election even if they are received after pre-registration deadline.
  • Monday, May 23, 2022- Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed for the Primary Election is 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, June 6, 2022 – Last day to request and vote an absentee ballot in person at the Auditor’s Office until 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 7, 2022 – Primary Election: Polls open 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 7, 2022 – Last day for voters to fix incomplete affidavits for Primary Election.
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2022- County Canvass of Votes.

Absentee Voting
Eligible and registered voters wishing to cast absentee ballots may vote in person at the office of the County Auditor, or may make written requests for absentee ballots to be mailed to them. Send these requests to County Auditor,  212 S. 5TH ST. OSAGE, IA 50461

Voting in person
A registered voter may cast an absentee ballot on any regular business day prior to Election Day, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Voting by mail
Written requests for absentee ballots:

  • Are required to be on the state-specified absentee request form;
  • Should be received by the County Auditor soon enough to allow the voted absentee ballot to be received back in the office of the County Auditor by Election Day;
  • Require the voter’s name, voting address, name or date of the election and signature;
  • Must be received by the County Auditor by 4:00 p.m. on the Friday before the election date;
  • Should be addressed to the County Auditor.  212 S. 5th St. Osage, IA 50461
  • Need to specify the name of the election (e.g. General Election) or the date of the election.

Additional Resources:
Voter Registration Information – Iowa Secretary of State
Voter Registration & Absentee Form for Military/Overseas

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