State House District 52 - January 22, 2013, Special Election

State House District 52 - 1/22/2013 Special Election

On Friday, November 30, Governor Branstad called for a special election for State House District 52 due to the resignation of Representative Brian Quirk. State House District includes all of Chickasaw and Floyd counties and part of Cerro Gordo county. A map of the district is available on the Legislature's website.

Candidate List

Voter Pre-Registration Deadline

Friday, January 11 - 5 p.m.

Deadline to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail

Friday, January 18 - 5 p.m.


Date Event
Friday, December 28 - 5 p.m. Candidate filing ends
Monday, January 7 Worry-free postmark deadline for mail-in voter registration forms
Friday, January 11 - 5 p.m. Voter pre-registration deadline
Auditor's office open until 5 p.m. for voter registration
Friday, January 18 - 5 p.m. Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail
Saturday, January 19 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, January 24, to be considered on time to be counted.
Monday, January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - State Offices Closed
Tuesday, January 22 Election Day
Polls open 7 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Thursday, January 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 Saturday, January 19, or earlier

County canvass of votes must occur no earlier than 1 p.m.
Early February State canvass of votes must be complete