2016 General Election Info

VOTING INFORMATION:

EARLY VOTING IN POLK COUNTY

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ABSENTEE BALLOT REQUEST

  • Note: Absentee ballot request forms must be submitted to your County Auditor’s office by 5 PM, November 4th!
  • You can return your voted absentee ballot by mail. Absentee ballots received in the county auditor’s office by the time the polls close on election day are eligible for counting. Absentee ballots received after the polls close on election day must be postmarked by the Monday before election day or earlier and received in the county auditor’s office no later than noon on the Monday following the election.

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ELECTION DAY POLLING LOCATIONS

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ISEA RECOMMENDED CANDIDATES FOR STATE LEGISLATIVE RACES:

The Iowa State Education Association invites all candidates to interviews where a board of ISEA members from both political parties ask them questions on public education issues. That committee then makes recommendations on which candidates the ISEA should recommend for election. Here are the recommended candidates for state legislature in the Des Moines metro area. (For a full list for the entire state go to this LINK)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 31 (Southeast Des Moines/Pleasant Hill)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 32 (Eastside of Des Moines)

IOWA SENATE DISTRICT 16 (House Districts 31 & 32)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 33 (Southside of Des Moines)

  • No ISEA Recommendation

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 34 (Southwest side of Des Moines)

  • BRUCE HUNTER (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 35 (Northside of Des Moines)

  • AKO-ABDUL SAMAD (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 36 (Northwest side of Des Moines)

  • MARTI ANDERSON (D)

IOWA SENATE DISTRICT 18 (House Districts 35 & 36)

  • JANET PETERSON (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 41 (Far Southwest side of Des Moines)

  • JO OLDSON (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 42 (West Des Moines)

  • CLAIRE CELSI (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 37 (Northside of Ankeny & Northern Polk County)

  • ANDREA PHILLIPS (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 38 (Saylorville & Southside of Ankeny)

  • HEATHER MATSON (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 30 (Altoona & Bondurant)

  • JOE RIDING (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 29 (Eastern Polk County & Newton)

  • WES BRECKENRIDGE (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 39 (Johnston)

  • MARIDITH MORRIS (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 40 (Urbandale)

  • JOHN FORBES (D)

IOWA SENATE DISTRICT 20 (House Districts 39 & 40)

  • MIYOKO HIKIJI (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 43 (Clive & Windsor Heights)

  • JENNIFER KONFRST (D)

IOWA HOUSE DISTRICT 44 (Waukee)

  • No ISEA Recommendation

IOWA SENATE DISTRICT 22 (House Districts 43 & 44)

  • ANDREW BARNES (D)

 

ISEA/NEA RECOMMENDED CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATES:

U.S. HOUSE DISTRICT 3:

  • JIM MOWERER (D)

U.S. SENATE:

  • PATTY JUDGE (D)

NEA ENDORSED PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE:

  • HILLARY CLINTON (D)