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Several of Tuesday's School Special Elections Delayed Due to Wintery Weather Forecast
Paul D. Pate
Secretary of State
State Capitol
Des Moines, IA 50319
Iowa Secretary of State Seal WEBSITE: sos.iowa.gov
E-MAIL: sos@sos.iowa.gov
OFFICE OF THE IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE
MEDIA CONTACT:
Kevin Hall
Communications Director
Kevin.Hall@sos.iowa.gov
(515) 725-2942
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 1, 2016

Several of Tuesday's School Special Elections Delayed Due to Wintery Weather Forecast


DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, in conjunction with county auditors, announces an emergency declaration to delay Tuesday's school and merged area special elections, in some counties, from 7 am until noon due to the threat of severe wintery weather.

Polls will open at 12 pm Tuesday, instead of 7 am, in the following counties. They will close at 8 pm:

Bremer
Buena Vista
Clay
Dallas
Dickinson
Emmet
Hancock
Humboldt
Kossuth
Linn
Madison
O'Brien
Osceola
Palo Alto
Pocahontas
Story
Winnebago

The Secretary of State's Office will remain in contact with the Iowa Department of Transportation and the National Weather Service to determine if further action is necessary.

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