Current Elections

November 3, 2020 General Election

September 17 News Release - Absentee Ballot Drop Box - click here.
September 10 News Release - Multiple Absentee Ballot Requests - click here.
August 31 News Release - Validity of BHC Absentee Ballot Requests - click here.
August 26 News Release - Absentee ballots and the Post Office - click here.
August 18 News Release - Multiple absentee ballot request forms - click here.
August 5 News Release - Absentee ballot request forms mailed - click here.

CANDIDATE LISTS (Subject to change through August 31)

Partisan candidates - click here.
Nonpartisan candidates - click here.

Polling Places. 
For the 11/3/20 General Election, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reduced and combined temporary polling places will be used - click here.


July 6 - Voters may make application for absentee (early) ballots.  Find request form and instructions here.

August 22 - Filing deadline, state and federal party ballot vacancies. File at office of Secretary of State, Lucas Office Building, Des Moines

August 26, 5:00 pm - Filing deadline, county ag extension (nomination papers) and county party (convention certificates) ballot vacancies.  File in the Election Office, Black Hawk County Courthouse, 316 E. 5th St., Waterloo.  

Monday, October 5 Absentee ballots available to be mailed.

Monday, October 5 - In-person voting at the Election Office begins.  Regular office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Saturday, October 24, 8:00 am-5:00 pm - Election Office open.  Voter pre-registration deadline.  New or moved voters must register by this date to avoid election day registration paperwork.

Saturday, October 24, 8:00 am-5:00 pm - Absentee ballot by mail request deadline.  Written request form must be received in the Election Office by this date or ballot will not be mailed to voter.
Saturday, October 31, 8:00 am-5:00 pm - Election Office open for absentee voting and other election business.

Monday, November 2, 8:00 am-5:00 pm 
-   Election Office open.  Postmark deadline for mailed absentee ballots. An absentee ballot sent by mail that is received after the election must have a legible postmark of November 2 or earlier in order to be counted.

Tuesday, November 3
 - ELECTION DAY.  Polls open from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Tuesday, November 10
Canvass by Board of Supervisors, certifying official results of the election.

For questions, contact the Black Hawk County Election Office at 319-833-3007 or 

August 4, 2020 Cedar Falls Council Vacancy Runoff Election

Official Race Summary - click here.
Official Race Results by Vote Center - click here.
Official Precinct by Precinct Results - click here.
Official Turnout - click here.

Unofficial Race Summary - click here.
Unofficial Race Results by Vote Center - click here.
Unofficial Precinct by Precinct Results - click here.
Unofficial Turnout - click here.

July 7, 2020 Cedar Falls Council Vacancy Election  

Official Race Results - click here.
Official Precinct-by-Precinct Report - click here.