Welcome to the Benton 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.

Upcoming & Recent Elections

News

Deadline for City/School Election

October 25, 2019

Deadline for City/School Election

FAQ

Q.

Can I update my voter registration over the phone?

A.

No. All updates to voter registration must be made in writing or online through the Iowa DOT if you have an Iowa driver’s license.

Q.

Do I need to sign the return envelope of my absentee ballot?

A.

Yes! Your absentee ballot cannot be counted unless you have signed the affidavit envelope that you return your ballot in. If we receive a ballot back that has not been signed we will attempt to contact to you to get this fixed.

Benton County Voter Registration

Updated August 26, 2019
No Party
7,342
Republican
5,690
Democratic
3,912
Other
105
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