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.
General Election - November 6, 2018
Absentee voting for the November 6, 2018 Washington County general election will begin on October 8, 2018. Voters who want to vote by absentee ballot may do so in person at the Washington County Auditor's Office before Tuesday, November 6. Auditor's Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 27; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 2; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 3; and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5. To view the official news release please click on the link.
Voter Registration & Absentee Ballot Request FormsTo 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.
Special City of Riverside Election - December 11, 2018
Nomination papers are now available at the Washington County Auditor's Office for City of Riverside residents who are interested in running for a vacant council position on the Riverside City Council. The vacancy, filled by appointment by the City Council, has been called for special election which will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. The Nomination Petition filing period has started and the deadline is November 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. The Petition should have at least 10 signatures from Riverside residents who are eligible electors and should be filed with the Riverside City Clerk. It must be accompanied by a notarized Affidavit of Candidacy. To view the official news release please click on the link.
- August 28, 2018 - Special City of Crawfordsville Election - Official Results
- August 28, 2018 - Special Mid Prairie School District Election - Official Results
- July 10, 2018 - Special City Election - Official Results
- June 5, 2018 - Primary Election - Official Results
- March 20, 2018 - Special School Election - Official Results