You may request a mailed ballot beginning 70 days before an election. The first date to request a ballot for the November 8, 2022 General Election is August 30, 2022. Requests submitted too early will be rejected and returned to the voter, as required by law.
You cannot submit an Absentee Ballot Request Form online. Forms may be printed, picked up at our office, or we can mail one to you. Forms must be completed, including signature and date, and returned either through the mail or delivered to our office no later than 5:00 PM 15 days prior to the election.
Our address is:
Johnson County Auditor
913 S Dubuque St
Iowa City IA 52240
You must complete a separate request form for each election in which you want a mailed ballot.
Voters who are active military, their dependents, and citizens residing outside of the country may request ballots at any time and should use the Federal Postcard Application (FPCA) to request an absentee ballot. Email [email protected] with any questions about military or overseas voting.