Obtaining An Absentee Ballot


How do I obtain an absentee ballot for an upcoming election?


Voters wishing to receive an absentee ballot by mail must submit a request in writing to the Auditor's Office. Requests must be received in the Auditor's Office 15 days prior to the election. The request must include:
  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • ID number
  • Iowa residential address
  • Address where the ballot is to be mailed if it is to be mailed to an address other than where the voter is registered
  • Name or date of the election
  • Party affiliation (Primary Elections only)
  • Signature and date the form was completed
Mail the signed request to:
Hardin County Auditor's Office
1215 Edgington Avenue, Suite 1
Eldora, Iowa 50627

Absentee Ballot Request Form
Citizens may also fill out the Absentee Ballot Request Form (PDF).

For More Information
More information on absentee voting can be found on the Iowa Secretary of State's website.