State Representative District 23 - February 10, 2015, Special Election

State Representative District 23
February 10, 2015 Special Election


On Tuesday, January 13, Governor Branstad called for a special election for State Representative District 23 due to the resignation of Representative Mark Costello due to his election as State Senator for District 12. State Representative District 23 is in Fremont and Mills County and a portion of Montgomery County. A map of the district is available on the Legislature's website.


Candidate List

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


Voter Pre-Registration Deadline

Friday, January 30, 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, February 6, 5 p.m.


Calendar

Date Event
Monday, January 26 Worry-free postmark deadline for mail-in voter registration forms
Tuesday, January 27, 5 p.m. Candidate filing ends
Friday, January 30, 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, February 6, 5 p.m. Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail
Saturday, February 7 Auditor's office open until 5 p.m. for in-person absentee voting
Monday, February 9 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, February 12, to be considered on time to be counted.
Tuesday, February 10 Election Day
Polls open 7 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Thursday, February 12 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, February 9, or earlier

County canvass of votes must occur on this date no earlier than 1 p.m.
Mid-to-late February State canvass of votes must be complete