Election Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Poll Hours: 7 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Requirements: To Vote in the Primary Election one must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age, not currently judged by a court to be “incompetent to vote,” and not convicted of a felony.
Voter Registration: The deadline to register to vote is 5 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018. The Dallas County Auditor’s Office will be open on May 25, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
After this date, new voters can still register at the Auditor’s office or register on Election Day at the polling place for the precinct in which they currently reside. The voter will be required to show proof of residency and identity. One form of ID is a valid Iowa Driver’s license with the voter’s current address. Proof of residency must be current within the last 45 days. Hard copy proof of residency (electronic copies are unacceptable) can be accomplished with:Property tax statementUtility billBank StatementPaycheckGovernment checkOther government document
A current photo ID which is valid and contains an expirations date can be used for proof of identity. Among valid documents are:Out-of-state driver’s licenseNon-driver identification cardUS passportUS military IDID card issued by employerIowa high school or college IDVeteran ID
Where to Pre-Register: The Dallas County Auditor’s Office, 210 N 10th Street, Adel, IA on weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Registration forms can also be found on the Iowa Secretary of State website at https://sos.iowa.gov/ Send forms to: Dallas County Auditor’s Office; 210 N 10th Street, Adel, IA; 50003.
Registration Changes: Name, party and address changes if you are already registered within Dallas County may be made any time up to and including Election Day. Prior to Election Day, changes are made by the same means as voter registration. On Election Day, changes may be made at the voters’ polling place. If the voter has changed their address, the voter will need to go to the voter’s new polling site.
Absentee Voting: Absentee votes may be cast at the Dallas County Auditor’s Office from May 7, 2018 through June 4, 2018, the day prior to the election. The Dallas County Election office will be open on daily for absentee voting from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Request forms for absentee ballots may be obtained at the Dallas County Auditor’s Office or on the Iowa Secretary of State website at https://sos.iowa.gov/
All requests for ballots to be mailed must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 Completed absentee ballots must be postmarked by midnight the day prior to the election (June 4) or may be delivered to the Dallas County Auditor’s Office before the polls close (9 p.m.) on Election Day.