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June 4, 2024

Primary Election
The Primary Election is an election to determine which candidates will qualify for the General Election for a given party. In Iowa you must be a member of the political party of which you wish to vote for in order to participate. This is known as a "closed primary." The primary election is held on the 1st Tuesday following the 1st Monday in June of each even-numbered year.
Poll Hours: 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Absentee ballot written requests will be accepted beginning on March 26, 2024 for the June 4, 2024 Primary Election. 

In-person absentee voting will begin on May 15, 2024 and end on June 3, 2024

Voters that want an absentee ballot mailed to them must submit a written absentee ballot request by May 20, 2024 by 5 p.m. to the Wapello County Auditor’s Office located at 101 W. 4th St., Ottumwa, IA 52501.

The deadline to return a voted absentee ballot is Election Day by 8:00 p.m. in the Wapello County Auditor’s Office. 


Voter Pre-Registration Deadline: May 20, 2024 by 5:00 p.m. 

The Wapello County Auditor’s Office will be open on June 1, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. 


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