THIS IS NOT A COUNTYWIDE ELECTION-TO VOTE IN THIS ELECTION, YOU MUST BE A CITY OF OTTUMWA RESIDENT.
ABSENTEE BALLOTS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING SEPTEMBER 20, 2023 FOR THE CITY PRIMARY ELECTION FOR THE CITY OF OTTUMWA
Ballots may be cast at the Wapello County Auditor’s Office- 2nd floor of the Wapello County Courthouse beginning September 20, 2023 through October 9, 2023. If you wish to have the ballot mailed to you, you have until 5:00 P.M. on September 25, 2023 to have the written absentee ballot request form to our office.
POSTMARKS ARE NOT VALID ANYMORE, BALLOTS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE AUDITOR’S OFFICE BY 8:00 P.M. ON ELECTION DAY.
Please refer to the absentee voting instructions, step #4 for absentee ballot return methods.
CITY PRIMARY ELECTION FACT SHEET
Election Date: October 10, 2023
For: City of Ottumwa
Poll Hours: 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Voter Eligibility Requirements:
To vote in the city primary election one must be:
• A U.S. citizen
• A resident of the city
• 18 years of age (or be 17 years of age if voter will be 18 on or before the City/School Election on November 7, 2023)
Proof of Identity
Proof of Residence
(must include name and current address and be current within 45 days; may be in an electronic format or on paper)
Voters who are unable to show ID (or prove residence if required) may have their identities attested to by another registered voter in the precinct or have the right to cast a provisional ballot. Call the Wapello County Auditor’s Office @ 641-683-0020 with any questions or concerns.