Absentee/Early Voting Ballots Available in Auditor's Office
DAVENPORT - Scott County Auditor Roxanna Moritz announced today that absentee/early voting ballots for the Davenport City Primary Election are available at the Auditor's Office beginning on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
Voting in the Auditor's Office will be between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Auditor's Office is located in the fifth floor of Scott County Administrative Building, 600 West 4th Street in Davenport.
Mail in ballots can be requested in writing from the Auditor's Office. Official Absentee Ballot Request forms are available on the Auditor's page of the Scott County website (http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/auditor/early-voting). These forms must be printed and mailed back to the Auditor's Office for processing. Forms can also be requested by calling the Auditor's Office at 326-8631.
Mail-in ballots must be received in the Auditor's Office by 8:00 p.m. on election day or be post marked on or before October 5, 2015 for counting after election day. Pursuant to Iowa law ballots which are received after election day without the post mark of October 5, 2015 or earlier cannot be counted. Mail-in ballots can also be hand delivered to the Auditor's Office prior to 8:00 p.m. on election day.
The primary election will reduce the number of candidates for office to two per office for the regular city election on November 3, 2015. Currently there are four candidates for Mayor, five candidates for two Alderman-at Large seats, three candidates for Second Ward Alderman, three candidates for Fourth Ward Alderman and three candidates for Fifth Ward Alderman.
For more information contact the Scott County Auditor's Office at 563-326-8631.