Election & Voter Registration Information

Next Scheduled Election:  November 5, 2019 - Combined City and School Election, polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Election Night Results will be posted on the Floyd County Auditor's Facebook page as results come in.  Unofficial results for combined precincts will be posted on Facebook and this web page.  Primary and General Election results can also be found on the Iowa Secretary of State's website.

Candidate Filing 

School district and city candidates may file nomination papers from August 26 through September 19.  

City candidates file their nomination papers at the Floyd County Auditor's office. 

School district candidates file their nomination papers with the appropriate school board secretary.  Withdrawals are filed with the same offices.

Nomination Papers

All candidates must file an Affidavit of Candidacy and the Nomination Petition for Non-Partisan Office.


City of Charles CityCouncil (3 positions)4 years
City of ColwellMayor (1 position)
Council (5 positions)
2 years
2 years
City of FloydMayor (1 position)
Council (3 positions)
2 years
4 years
City of Marble RockMayor (1 position)
Council (2 positions)
4 years
4 years
City of Nora SpringsMayor (1 position)
Council (3 positions)
2 years
4 years
City of RockfordMayor (1 position)
Council (2 positions)
2 years
4 years
City of RuddMayor (1 position)
Council (3 positions)
2 years
4 years
Charles City SchoolsDirector (2 positions)4 years
Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock SchoolsDirector (3 positions)4 years

Absentee voting in-person and by mail

A voter may vote in-person at the County Auditor's office during regular office hours Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and extended hours pending the election type starting 29 days prior to an election.  A voter may also request an absentee ballot be mailed to him/her.  The last day for the Auditor's office to mail out an absentee ballot is 5 p.m. 11 days prior to a primary, city/school or special election or 10 days prior to a General Election.

Check out www.MyIowaVote.com. This is a tool that let's you know when elections are happening and have the information you need to vote with confidence. Click on the link to sign up to receive election reminders, get registered to vote, & apply for your absentee ballot!

Are you a registered voter in Iowa? 

To register to vote, complete a Voter Registration Form and provide it to the county auditor's office in the county you reside.  

 Click here to learn more about Electronic Voter Registration.  

if you have been convicted of a felony and are unsure if your rights have been restored to vote, visit the Office of the Governor of Iowa website.  You will find restoration of citizens rights to vote and hold public office.
Not sure where you vote?  Find your precinct/polling place on the maps below or click here
Want to Absentee Vote for an Election?  Complete an Absentee Ballot Request Form and provide it to the Auditor's Office in the county you reside.  
Want to check the status of an Absentee Ballot Request?  Track Your Absentee Ballot Visit the Iowa Secretary of State's website and click on "Elections" for more information such as military or overseas civilian voting, candidate filing requirements, state-wide election results, and much more. 


Floyd County Local Chair:  William Baresel, (641) 228-4500, wbaresel@gmail.com
Iowa Democrats:  http://iowademocrats.org/


Floyd County Local Chair:  Julius Bryant, (641) 330-8013, juliusbryant13@gmail.com
Republican Party of Iowa:   https://www.iowagop.org/


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Contact Us

  1. Gloria A. Carr

    County Auditor & Commissioner of Elections

    Floyd County Courthouse
    101 S. Main
    Suite 302
    Charles City, IA 50616-2790

    Ph: 641-257-6131
    Fx: 641-257-6109

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