State House District 33 - 10/22/2013 Special Election
On Friday, August 9, Governor Branstad called for a special election for State House District 33 due to the resignation of Representative Kevin McCarthy. State House District includes part of the city of Des Moines. A map of the district is available on the Legislature's website.
Voter Pre-Registration Deadline
Friday, October 11 - 5 p.m.
Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail
Friday, October 18 - 5 p.m.
|Friday, Sept. 27
- 5 p.m.
|Candidate filing ends|
|Monday, October 7||Worry-free postmark deadline for mail-in voter registration forms|
|Friday, October 11 - 5 p.m.||Voter pre-registration deadline
Auditor's office open until 5 p.m. for voter registration
|Friday, October 18 - 5 p.m.||Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail|
|Monday, October 21||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, October 24, to be considered on time to be counted.
|Tuesday, October 22||Election Day
Polls open 7 a.m. until 9 p.m.
|Thursday, October 24||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, October 21, or earlier
County canvass of votes must occur no earlier than 1 p.m.
|Early November||State canvass of votes must be complete|