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Welcome to the Pottawattamie County Elections Website.

The Election Department in the Auditor’s Office is responsible for every aspect of conducting an election from voter registration to the final count of the votes. This site is designed to be a resource for residents looking to learn how to vote, find their elected officials, learn about becoming a candidate, or find past or upcoming election information.

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FAQ

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If I chose a party do I have to vote for all of their candidates?

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It depends on the election. In primary elections, you can only vote for candidates from the party to which you belong. In general elections, you are free to vote for anyone you like, regardless of their party affiliation.

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Can I request an absentee ballot by email or fax?

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Yes. You may request an absentee ballot via email or fax and a ballot will be mailed to you. However, in order for your ballot to be counted you must also mail in or drop off the original paper ballot request.

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Pottawattamie County Voter Registration

Updated November 9, 2021
Republican
21,322
No Party
14,790
Democratic
14,572
Other Parties
587
Total Registered Voters: 51,271
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This webpage was printed on November 29, 2021. For the most current election-related information, visit the Pottawattamie County, Iowa, Elections website at elections.pottcounty-ia.gov.
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