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.

Can an independent vote in a primary election?

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Yes and No. In Iowa, you must be a member of a political party (in 2020: Republican and Democrat) to vote in a primary election. However, anyone can change parties on Election Day and vote. For independents to vote they must declare a political party.

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What if I'm still waiting in line when the polls close?

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So long as you are in line to vote at the time the polls close you will be allowed to vote. 

Mahaska County Voter Registration

Updated August 4, 2020
Republican
7,294
No Party
4,446
Democratic
2,955
Other
90
Total Registered Voters: 14,785
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