Welcome to the Mahaska County Elections Website.

The Election Department in the Auditor’s Office is responsible for every aspect of conducting an election from voter registration to the final count of the votes. This site is designed to be a resource for residents looking to learn how to vote, find their elected officials, learn about becoming a candidate, or find past or upcoming election information.

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FAQ

Q.

If I chose a party do I have to vote for all of their candidates?

A.

Depends on the election. In primary elections you can only vote for candidates from the party to which you belong. In general elections you are free to vote for anyone you like, regardless of their party affiliation.

Q.

Can I pick up or request a ballot for someone else?

A.

No. In Iowa you can only request an absentee ballot for yourself.

Mahaska County Voter Registration

Updated October 4, 2021
Republican
7,369
No Party
4,598
Democratic
2,723
Other
132
Total Registered Voters: 14,822
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