|Paul D. Pate
Secretary of State
Des Moines, IA 50319
|OFFICE OF THE IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE|
|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:
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.