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School Election

General Information

  • Regular School Elections will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. This election is when the voters elect the Board of Education for the school district.
  • The polls will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Polling place locations

Candidate Information

**Filing deadline: August 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to the School Secretary**

Contact your School Secretary for number of signatures required for Nomination Petition.


Sample Ballots


2017 Official Results

For prior year Election Results click here.


Voter Registration

Complete a voter registration form and mail to:

Benton County Auditor

PO Box 549

Vinton, IA 52349

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:

Benton County Auditor

PO Box 549

Vinton, IA 52349

Track your absentee ballot: Check the status of your ballot.

  • The last day the Auditor's Office 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 will run through September 12, 2017 until 11:00 a.m.
  • Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.