September 12, 2017: School Board Elections

General Information

Regular School Board Elections will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.

Items of Interest:

Poll Locations


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

For school districts with more than one vote center, voters may choose which vote center to participate at.

To find your School Election poll location or vote center at: www.linncountyelections.org/lookup.

Poll locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12th.

Candidate List


A candidate list will be online once the school districts and community colleges deliver the filed candidate paperwork to the Election Services' office.

Sample Ballots


Satellite Information

A satellite station may be requested by filing a petition with the Election Services Department. The petition must contain signatures of at least 100 eligible electors living in the jurisdiction. The petition must be filed with the county auditor conducting the election by the filing deadlines listed in ┬ž53.11, which varies by election type.

The deadline to submit petitions for satellite station is Monday, August 14th by 5:00 p.m..

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 Friday, September 1, 2017 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, September 8, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Ballots mailed back to our office must be postmarked by September 11, 2017 in order to have the ballot counted. Voters may request a postmark at the Post Office.

Early voting in our office will begin on Friday, August 18, 2017 and will run through Monday, September 11, 2017.  

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.

Dates are subject to change.