Presidential General Election: November 8, 2016

General Information

The Presidential General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Voters will need to use their General Election Poll Locations. Click here to view a listing of the General Election Poll Locations.

Find your General Election poll location at: www.linncountyelections.org/lookup.

Poll locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on November 8th.

Secretary of State's Candidate List for State and Federal Positions
Linn County Candidate List for County Positions and Marion Ward 4 Council Member

Sample Ballots

Satellite Information


Voter Registration


Complete a voter registration form and mail to:
Linn County Elections
935 Second St. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Pre-registration will end on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. 

Find out if you are registered in Iowa.

Absentee Voting Information


Download an absentee ballot request form and mail to:
Linn County Elections
935 Second St. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

The last day the Election Department may send out a ballot is Friday, November 4, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Ballots mailed back to our office must be postmarked by November 7, 2016 in order to have the ballot counted. Voters may request a postmark at the Post Office.

Early voting in our office will begin on Thursday, September 29, 2016 and will run through Monday, November 7, 2016.  

Our office is located at 935 2nd Street SW in Cedar Rapids.


Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Our office will be open Saturday, October 29th and November 5th from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.