State Senate District 13 - November 19, 2013, Special Election

State Senate District 13 - 11/19/2013 Special Election

On Monday, October 7, Governor Branstad called for a special election for State Senate District 13 due to the resignation of Senator Kent Sorenson. State Senate District 13 includes all of Madison County and nearly all of Warren County. A map of the district is available on the Legislature's website.

Candidate List

A candidate's list will be updated during the candidate filing period as candidates file nomination papers.

Voter Pre-Registration Deadline

Friday, November 8 - 5 p.m.

Voters may use election day registration procedures to register to vote after the pre-registration deadline.


Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail

Friday, November 15 - 5 p.m.


Calendar

Date Event
Friday, October 25
- 5 p.m.
Candidate filing ends
Monday, November 4 Worry-free postmark deadline for mail-in voter registration forms
Friday, November 8
- 5 p.m.
Voter pre-registration deadline
Auditor's office open until 5 p.m. for voter registration
Voters may use election day registration procedures to register to vote after the pre-registration deadline.
Friday, November 15
- 5 p.m.
Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail
Monday, November 18 Last day to vote in-person by absentee ballot at county auditor's office

Absentee ballots must be postmarked by this date and received by the time of the county canvass on Thursday, November 21, to be considered on time to be counted.
Tuesday, November 19 Election Day
Polls open 7 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Thursday, November 21 Deadline for absentee ballot to be returned. Ballots must be received by the time established for the canvass by the county boards of supervisors.

Absentee ballot must also be postmarked on Monday, November 18, or earlier

County canvass of votes must occur no earlier than 1 p.m.
Late November/Early December State canvass of votes must be complete