November 7, 2017 City Elections

City Election Calendar 

August 28 – September 21:  Candidate filing period

October 9:  Early voting begins.  Voters may cast a ballot prior to Election Day by one of the following methods:

  • Vote by Mail.  Submit an Absentee Ballot Request Form:
  • Send to
  • Election Office
  • 316 E. 5th St.
  • Waterloo, IA  50703-4712
  • See below for deadlines.
  • Vote at the Election Office,  located in Room 210 at the address above.  Voting at the Election Office will take place on weekdays through Monday, November 6.  Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, unless open until 5:00 pm for statutory deadlines (see below).
  • Vote at a Satellite Location.  See below, October 25.

October 25:  Satellite Voting Location.  Ballots will be available for all cities in Black Hawk County (Cedar Falls, Dunkerton, Elk Run Heights, Evansdale, Gilbertville, Hudson, La Porte City, Raymond and Waterloo).  The satellite location will be open 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on Wednesday, October 25 at the following location:

Maucker Union, southeast bay of Coffeehouse

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, IA

October 27:  Voter pre-registration deadline, 5:00 pm.  Voters may still register after this date using the Election Day registration (EDR) procedure which requires ID and proof of address.  Further EDR information at

November 3:  Last day to request mailed ballot, 5:00 pm.

November 6:  Last day for in-person early voting at Election Office, until 5:00 pm.

November 6:  Mailed ballots must be postmarked by this date or earlier to be considered for counting.

November 7:  Election Day.  Polls open 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.  Find your polling place via one of the following:

(The latter is more reliable for mobile devices.)