Absentee ballots are now available for the School Election to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
The Cedar County Auditorís Office will mail a ballot to any registered voter that resides in a School District within Cedar County.
Absentee Ballot Request forms may be obtained from the Cedar County Auditorís Office or by downloading at www.cedarcounty.org.
The request form should be sent to the Cedar County Auditorís Office, 400 Cedar Street, Tipton, IA 52772, and should include the voterís name, signature, date of birth, the address at which the voter is registered to vote and the name and date of the election (School Election-Sept. 10, 2013) and the address to which the ballot should be sent if different from the registration address.
Voters may designate any person of their choice to deliver their absentee ballot to the county auditor. Voters still have the option of mailing the ballot, postage is prepaid.
To be counted, ballots delivered by mail must be postmarked no later than midnight, Sept. 9, and received no later than the beginning of the canvass by the Board of Supervisors on Sept. 13.
Hand-delivered ballots must reach the Auditorís Office no later than 8 p.m. (closing time of the polls) on Election Day, Sept. 10.
Voters may also vote by absentee ballot in the Auditorís Office through 11 a.m. on Election Day if your poll hours do not open until noon.
Anyone with questions concerning the election or voter registration should contact the Auditorís Office at 563-886-3168 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.