Voting Contact Information:

Mitchell County Auditor: Lowell Tesch, 641-832-3946 ext. 101

Staff:
Raina Roll – Accounts Payable Clerk ext. 102
Lindsay Uhlenhopp – Payroll Clerk,  ext 104
Rachel Foster – Deputy Auditor, ext 120

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Mitchell County Courthouse,  212 S. 5TH ST. OSAGE, IA 50461

Phone: 641-832-3946
FAX: 641-732-5218

Email: ltesch@mitchellcoia.us

Next Scheduled Election: November 3rd, 2020– General Election: Polls open 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

Here are the Primary Election results: https://results.enr.clarityelections.com/IA/Mitchell/103362/web.247524/#/summary

 

Upcoming Important Dates:

  • Monday, July 6, 2020 – Absentee Ballot Request Start Date
  • Friday, August 21, 2020 – Primary Nominee Withdrawal Deadline (County) & Last Day for Vacancies (County)
  • Saturday, August 22, 2020 – Filing Deadline – State & Federal Party Ballot Vacancies
  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020 – Filing Deadline – County Ag Extension & County Party Ballot Vacancies
  • Thursday, August 27, 2020 – Draw Names – Non-Partisan Office Ballot Order

 

Absentee Voting
Eligible and registered voters wishing to cast absentee ballots may vote in person at the office of the County Auditor, or may make written requests for absentee ballots to be mailed to them. Send these requests to County Auditor,  212 S. 5TH ST. OSAGE, IA 50461

Voting in person
A registered voter may cast an absentee ballot on any regular business day prior to Election Day, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Voting by mail
Written requests for absentee ballots:

  • Are required to be on the state-specified absentee request form;
  • Should be received by the County Auditor soon enough to allow the voted absentee ballot to be received back in the office of the County Auditor by Election Day;
  • Require the voter’s name, voting address, name or date of the election and signature;
  • Must be received by the County Auditor by 4:00 p.m. on the Friday before the election date;
  • Should be addressed to the County Auditor.  212 S. 5th St. Osage, IA 50461
  • Need to specify the name of the election (e.g. General Election) or the date of the election.

The last day for the Auditor’s Office to mail out an absentee ballot is 5 p.m. 11 days prior to a primary, city/school or special election or 10 days prior to a General Election.

Additional Resources:
Voter Registration Information – Iowa Secretary of State
Voter Registration & Absentee Form for Military/Overseas