Kay Swanson, Mahaska County Auditor, announces that absentee ballots for the General Election to be held November 6th will be available in the Auditor’s Office on Thursday, September 27th.
Any person unable to get to the polls on November 6th may send a written request to the Auditor’s Office, 106 South First Street, Oskaloosa, IA 52577. The request must contain the name, residential address, birth date, and address where the ballot is to be mailed. The request must indicate what election the absentee ballot is being requested and must be signed by each person requesting a ballot. The voter requesting the ballot can either use an Official Absentee Ballot Request Form or this information can be written on a piece of paper not smaller than a 3 x 5 postcard.
Absentee ballots may also be voted in the Auditor’s Office daily from 8:00 A.M. until 4:30 P.M., Monday thru Friday. The last day to vote absentee in the office is Monday, November 5th. The Auditor’s Office will be open Saturday, November 3rd, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for absentee voting.
Anyone having questions regarding absentee voting may contact the Auditor’s Office, 641-673-7148.