Absentee Voting

Absentee Voting

Calhoun County Auditor's Office
416 Fourth Street, Suite 1
Rockwell City, IA 50579

Absentee Ballot Request Form Instructions

A registered voter may make written application to the Auditor's office for an absentee ballot. A written application for a mailed absentee ballot must be received by the voter's County Auditor no later than 5:00 p.m. 10 days before a General Election or 11 days before any other election.

In order to receive an absentee ballot, a registered voter MUST provide the following necessary information:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Iowa residential address
  • Voter Verification Number (ID Number)
    • Iowa Driver's License or Non-Operator ID Number OR
    • Four digit Voter PIN located on the voter's Iowa Voter ID Card
    • Any voter may request an Iowa Voter ID Card by contacting their County Auditor's Office
  • The name OR date of the election for which you are requesting an absentee ballot
  • Party affiliation - only required for Primary Elections
  • Signature

All voters are encouraged to provide their phone number and/or email address in the event we need to confirm any information on the request form.

If you have questions about absentee voting, please contact our office, 712-297-7741.