December 11, 2018 Special ElectionsFINAL OFFICIAL RESULTS:
Black Hawk County will hold TWO special elections on December 11: (1) to fill the council-member vacancy in Waterloo Ward 5, and (2) to put a Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) to a vote in the Dunkerton School District.
Waterloo Ward 5 Special Election
The deadline for filing nomination papers is Friday, November 16. As of November 14 two candidates have filed:
Filed November 13: Jason Welch
Filed November 14: Ray Fuess
General Information News Release, Waterloo Ward 5 Special Election
November 6, 2018 General Election
POST-ELECTION AUDIT - NEWS RELEASE - Click here.
Race Summary - Click here.
Part 1 - Waterloo
Part 2 - Cedar Falls
Part 3 - Small Cities and Townships
Polls will be open from 7:00 AM until 9:00 PM.
FINAL ELECTION REMINDERS - NEWS RELEASE - Click here.
OCTOBER 27 DEADLINES - NEWS RELEASE - Click here.
The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is 5pm, Saturday, October 27. A hard-copy (non-electronic) request with an original signature MUST BE RECEIVED by that time, regardless of postmark date. Absentee request form - click here.
The deadline to pre-register for the election is 5pm, Saturday, October 25. Any new or moved voter who registers before the deadline will not be required to show proof of residence at the polls. Voter registration - click here.
PUBLIC TEST OF VOTING MACHINES - NEWS RELEASE - Click here.
ABSENTEE BALLOT INFORMATION - NEWS RELEASE - Click here.
CANDIDATE LIST - PARTISAN RACES - Click here.
CANDIDATE LIST - NON-PARTISAN RACES - Click here.
SATELLITE VOTING - For a list of pre-election satellite voting places and times, click here.
CALENDAR - For a comprehensive General Election calendar click here.GENERAL ELECTION ABSENTEE VOTING CALENDAR
Saturday, September 22 - Military and overseas absentee ballots must be ready to mail.
Monday, October 8 - First day to mail domestic absentee ballots; first day to vote absentee at County Auditor's Office.
Saturday, October 27 - Last day to request absentee ballot by mail. Request must be received by 5:00 pm.
Saturday, November 3 - Auditor's Office open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm for absentee voting and other business.
Monday, November 5 - Last day to vote absentee at Auditor's Office.
REQUEST AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
We need a form with your signature in order to send you an absentee ballot.
Get an absentee ballot request form here.
If you live in Black Hawk County, mail the form to
316 E. 5th St.
Waterloo, IA 50703-4712
GET FAMILIAR WITH NEW ELECTION LAWS HERE.
REGISTER TO VOTE or update your registration for a change in address or name.
You may register to vote online or get a registration form here.
FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE. You must be registered and vote in the precinct where you live.
Use your address to find your polling place here.