Voting Contact Information:

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

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


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:

2022 Primary Results

Upcoming Important Dates:

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 – First day absentee ballots may be mailed or voted in person at the Auditor’s Office.
Monday, October 24, 2022 – Voter Pre-Registration Deadline
Monday, October 24, 2022 – Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed is 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 5, 2022 – Auditor’s Office open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for absentee voting
Monday, November 7, 2022 – Absentee Ballot In-Person Deadline
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 – General Election – polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 – County Canvass of Votes

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;
  • 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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