Jasper County

Elections by Year


2023 Regular City/Regular School

November 7, 2023

City/School Election
School and City Elections are combined and held in November of odd-numbered years. A City election is used to elect the Mayor and Council Members and any other elected city officials. A School Election is an election to select School Board members for school districts within [[County]] County.

Election Results

Archived Election Details

Voter Registration

Pre-Registration deadline for voter registration closes at 5:00pm Monday, October 23. Persons wishing to participate in this election who register to vote after October 23 will be required to provide proof of identification (i.e. current and valid photo identification card with an expiration date), AND proof of residency in their voting precinct, when they go to the polls on election day, or when they request an absentee ballot in-person. Other provisions may also apply. Persons not registered to vote by October 23, should expect a longer processing time at the polls on election day.

Absentee Ballots

Absentee Ballots will be available beginning Wednesday, October 18, for mail and in person voting. Download the absentee ballot request form here.

Voter ID Requirements

Click Here for examples of acceptable voter identification requirements.

Candidate Information

Click HERE for candidate information.


Important City/School Election Dates

August 29th – First day to accept absentee ballot requests for the regular City/School Election

The deadline for candidates to file paperwork to be on the ballot for the City/School Election on November 7th, 2023 is September 21st, 2023, at 5:00 pm. Candidates will file paperwork with their city clerk or school board secretary. 

October 9th – Satellite Voting petition deadline for regular City/School Election 5:00 pm

October 18th – Absentee voting in the Auditor’s office begins

October 23rd- Regular City/School Election voter pre-registration deadline & Regular City/School Election worry-free postmark date for voter registration forms 5:00 pm 

Deadline to request absentee ballot to be mailed for Regular City/School Election 

After 5:00 pm voters admitted to nursing homes may call to request delivery of an absentee ballot for the Regular City/School Election

Last day to appoint Precinct Election Officials for Regular City/School Election 5:00 pm

November 6th- Last day to vote absentee in Auditor’s Office 

November 7th – Election Day

Polls open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm—You MUST go to your polling location to vote on Election Day

All absentee ballots (except UOCAVA & Safe at Home) must be received by 8:00 pm

Deadline for telephone request for delivery of absentee ballot 4:00 pm for voters admitted to hospitals and nursing homes.

November 13th – Absentee ballot deadline for Regular City/School Election for UOCAVA & Safe at Home. Ballots confirmed to be sent on the day before the election or earlier by postmark or postal service barcode and received by 12:00 noon on this date are considered to be on time to be counted



Sample Ballots (PDF)

This webpage was printed on May 27, 2024. For the most current election-related information, visit the Jasper County, Iowa, Elections website at jaspercountyelections.iowa.gov.
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