Johnson County Board Of Elections

Find Johnson County Iowa board of elections, elections departments, commissioners, supervisors, board of registrars, and registrar of voters. Boards of elections provide information on voter registration, voting results, absentee voting, and primary elections.

Johnson County Board of Elections 913 South Dubuque Street Iowa IA 52240 319-356-6004

About Johnson County Board of Elections

The Johnson County Board of Elections is a local government office responsible for carrying out virtually all aspects of public elections, including general elections, caucuses, primaries, special elections, and referenda in Johnson County, IA. The Johnson County Elections Department ensures the accuracy of election results and the fairness and legality of elections.

You may contact the Board of Elections for questions about:
  • Johnson County election results
  • Election poll locations
  • Registering to vote in Johnson County, Iowa
  • Voter records
  • Volunteering on Election Day
Johnson County Voter Records

Voter registrations, voter records and election results considered public records are available for public request in Johnson County, Iowa. While votes are considered private, Johnson County voter registrations and party affiliations are considered public information and can be accessed via the Johnson County Board of Elections.

Johnson County Elections Board Responsibilities
  1. Johnson County Voter Registration
  2. Election Planning and Preparedness
  3. Election Day Activities in Johnson County
Voter Registration

Johnson County voter registration entails maintaining the jurisdiction's list of registered voters and ensuring the accuracy of voter registration information. The Board of Elections processes and verifies voter registration applications submitted by Johnson County residents. The Board of Elections may also conduct outreach to eligible voters at regular intervals, to keep voter list information up to date.

Johnson County Elections Planning & Polls

As part of the election preparation process, the Board of Elections maintains information on Johnson County voting districts and establishes polling places for each district. The Board of Elections prepares Johnson County election ballots, ensuring the accuracy of candidates' names and the wording of any referendum or ballot questions. The Board of Elections also prepares and manages the issuance of IA absentee ballots and prepares ballots for vote-by-mail and early voting. The Board of Elections provides training for all Johnson County poll workers and volunteers. The maintenance of voting machines and related equipment is also under the responsibility of the Office. The Board of Elections ensures that all these tasks are completed in accordance with statutory schedules and deadlines.

Elections Day Activities in Johnson County, Iowa

On Election Day, the Johnson County Board of Registrars provides polling places with ballots, voting machines, personnel, and other resources. Throughout Election Day, the Board of Elections manages and monitors polling places and maintains communication with Iowa State officials regarding any issues or irregularities that arise. At the conclusion of voting, the Elections Board is responsible for tallying the results and reporting them to state officials and the public.