Duties & Responsibilities
The Commissioner of Elections is responsible for all federal, state, and county elections including city, school, and special elections.

The Auditor's Office receives nomination papers and public measures to be placed on ballots. 

The Commissioner prepares and monitors the processing of all the absentee ballots in order to aid voters who are unable to be at the polls on election day.

As custodian of the election, the commissioner certifies the results of the state or local entity involved and issues certificate of election to the proper person.

December 11, 2018 - Special City of Riverside Election

Absentee Ballots Now Available

Absentee ballots for the December 11, 2018 Special City Election in Riverside are now available in the Washington County Auditor's Office. Please view the official news release for more information.

Pre-Registration Deadline

The deadline to pre-register for the December 11, 2018 Riverside Special City Election to be held in Washington County, is Friday, November 30 @ 5:00 p.m. Please view the official news release for more information.

Voter Registration & Absentee Ballot Request Forms

To print off a voter registration form or an absentee ballot request form please click on the specific link below. Once printed, please fill out completely and mail it to Washington County Auditor's Office, P.O. Box 889, Washington, IA 52353.
To complete your voter registration online please follow the link below to the Iowa Secretary of State's website.

New Voter ID Laws

Election Maps - Washington County

Election Maps - Washington City

Election Maps - School Districts