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2022 General Election

November 8, 2022

General Election
A General Election is the election in which federal and state officers, members of Congress and of the general assembly, county and township officers, and other officers appear on the ballot. General Elections are held the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November of each even-numbered year.

Election Results

All Precincts Counted

Voter Turnout

Registered
12,381
Voted
62.1%
7,688

Ballots Cast

Absentee
26.5%
2,041
Election Day
73.5%
5,647

Archived Election Details

 

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Poll Hours

Voter ID Requirements

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Voter Registration Information

Pre-registered voters are now required to provide an approved form of identification at the polling place before receiving and casting a regular ballot. Voters who are not pre-registered (such as voters registering on Election Day, and voters changing precincts), must also provide proof of residence.  The following documents can be used as proof of residency if they contain your name and current address, and are current within 45 days:  Residential lease, utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check or other government document, or a property tax statement (current within 45 days of final payment date).  Voters who are unable to provide an approved form of identification (or prove residence if required), may have their identities attested to by another registered voter in the precinct, or have the right to cast a provisional ballot.  Attesters must also provide an approved form of identification.  For additional information about providing proof of identity and/or residency, you may visit the Secretary of State’s website at: https://sos.iowa.gov/voterid, or contact the Delaware County Auditor’s Office at 563-927-4701

Pre-Election Day voter registration for this election will close Monday, October  24, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.  It is highly recommended that those persons wishing to vote in this election should pre-register on or before the October 24, 2022 deadline.  Eligible persons have the right to register to vote and cast a ballot on Election Day if they are able to provide proof of both their identity and residency at the polls.  Please bring a valid and current photo ID that has an expiration date.  If the address on your ID is not current, you will also need to provide proof of residency. 

Absentee Voting

Absentee voting begins Wednesday, October 19, 2022. To request an absentee ballot, you may either pick up a request form or complete this form and submit it to the Delaware County Auditor's Office (301 E. Main Street, Manchester, IA 52057). Make sure you fill out the form completely, sign and date the form and mail it to the Delaware County Auditor. The last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to your home is Monday, October 24, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.   

In-person absentee voting is available at the Delaware County Auditor's Office during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) beginning Wednesday, October 19, 2022, until Monday, November 7, 2022. 

To assist those who wish to vote absentee in person, the Auditor’s Office will also be open on  Saturday October 29, 2022, from 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. and on Saturday, November 5, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Curbside voting is also available.  If you have any questions regarding the absentee process, please contact the Delaware County Auditor’s Office by phone at 563-927-4701 or by e-mail at auditor@co.delaware.ia.us.

Sample Ballots (PDF)

This webpage was printed on February 4, 2023. For the most current election-related information, visit the Delaware County, Iowa, Elections website at https://delawarecountyelections.iowa.gov.
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