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City Election

General Information

  • Regular City Elections will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. City Council members and Mayors are elected by city voters.
  • The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the following cities:
    • Atkins, Belle Plaine, Blairstown, Garrison, Keystone, Luzerne, Mt Auburn, Newhall, Norway, Shellsburg, Urbana, Van Horne, Vinton and Walford.
  • Polling place locations

Candidate Information

**Filing deadline: September 19, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. to the City Clerk**

Contact the Auditor's Office for number of signatures required for Nomination Petition.

Sample Ballots

Election 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, October 25, 2019 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, October 25, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Ballots mailed back to our office must be postmarked by November 4, 2019 in order to have the ballot counted. Voters may request a postmark at the Post Office.
  • Early voting will run through November 4, 2019 until 5:00 p.m.
  • Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.