Election Information

UPCOMING ELECTION:

  • General Election: November 3, 2020
    • Request forms should be mailed to the county auditor in the enclosed envelope.
    • Absentee ballots in Black Hawk County have been mailed.
    • Absentee ballots are to be postmarked no later than November 2, 2020.  There is a signature required with absentee ballots, please make sure to sign the affidavit envelope when mailing or dropping off your ballot.
    • A drop box for absentee ballots is available at the entrance to the Black Hawk County courthouse at 316 E. 5th St in Waterloo.

Click Here for information from the Black Hawk County Auditor regarding absentee ballots and the Waterloo Post Office

Track Your Absentee Ballot

>Click HERE for the most up-to-date election information


>Polling Location
This site allows you to look up your polling location by your address.

>Voter Registration for Black Hawk County Residents 
This site will answer your questions about how to register to vote in Black Hawk County.

>Requesting an Absentee Ballot in Black Hawk County
This site will explain how to request an absentee ballot if you are unable to vote on election day at the polls.

>Iowa Secretary of State Election Information
This site provides information about voting in the state of Iowa.

>Check Your Voter Registration

>Vote Smart
This site gives you background information on a candidate such as their voting record.

>Vote411.org
This site from the League of Women Voters will create your ballot when you enter your address.  It also lists information about voting in Iowa.

>FactCheck.org
This “nonpartisan, nonprofit, consumer advocate” site monitors the factual accuracy of statements from major U.S. political figures. The site is sponsored by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

>League of Women Voters of Iowa
The League in Iowa’s aim is to ensure citizens are informed about issues and prepared to play their part in community building and government. Through candidate debates, issue forums, community dialogues, on-line discussions and more, the League helps Americans arrive at answers to issues of local, regional, state, and national concern.

>New Voters Project
Dedicated to encouraging newly eligible voters to get involved in the election process and to vote

>Opensecrets.org
Information from the Federal Election Commission about campaign contributions to Congress, the political parties, and the presidential campaigns – provided by The Center for Responsive Politics

>The Polling Report
An independent, nonpartisan resource on trends in American public opinion.