Absentee/Early Voting Ballots Available

Dropping ballot in the mail


2016 Iowa Primary Election

Release date:       April 27, 2016
Contact:                 Scott County Auditor’s Office 563-326-8631
Absentee/Early Voting Ballots Available in Auditor’s Office

DAVENPORT – Scott County Auditor Roxanna Moritz announced today that absentee/early voting ballots for the Iowa Primary Election are available at the Auditor’s Office beginning on Thursday, April 28, 2016.  The Iowa Primary Election is Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

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 on 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.

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 9:00 p.m. on election day or be post marked on or before June 6, 2016 for counting after election day.  Pursuant to Iowa law ballots which are received after election day without the post mark of June 6, 2016 or earlier cannot be counted.  Mail-in ballots can also be hand delivered to the Auditor’s Office prior to 9:00 p.m. on election day.

The Iowa Primary Election will determine the candidates for office of the Democratic and Republican parties for the November 2016 General Election. Each party will have a separate ballot. Voters must be registered with a party in order to vote that party’s ballot.  Voters may declare affiliation with the party of their choice at the polls on election day.

Offices on the ballot include U.S. Senate, U.S House of Representatives Iowa Second District, various Iowa Senate and Iowa House of Representative districts, Scott County Sheriff, Scott County Auditor and two Scott County Supervisors. 

For more information contact the Scott County Auditor’s Office at 563-326-8631.

April 27, 2016